11/20/2016 9:57pm

Simple Science: How your popcorn pops

This weekend, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them gathered up $75 million in ticket sales in theaters.  Many of those viewers were probably enjoying a bucket of popcorn while watching the magic unfold on their screens.

11/13/2016 10:17pm

Simple Science: How E-ZPass transponders operate

Drivers heading down the Garden State Parkway are familiar with the lines found near toll booths, but the white-and-purple E-ZPass signs are becoming increasingly prevalent, helping to reduce lines and streamline payments.

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence’s aircraft skidded off a runway last week during the landing procedure. Frangible materials at the end of the runway may have helped slow the aircraft down.
10/30/2016 8:32pm

SCIENCE: How do airplanes work?

On Oct. 27, an airplane carrying Republican Vice Presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined it was caused by an instrumental error.

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