How do Maglev trains work? What are comets made of? How do bugs walk on water? These audio slideshows demonstrate these and other concepts related to magnetism, electricity and other areas of science.
What happens when you put balloons in liquid nitrogen? Can cryogens change the properties of the air inside of a balloon? Watch to find out.
Watch crystals grow in this time lapse footage and learn how to grow your own crystals at home.
What happens when different materials are released in the finge fields of the world's strongest magnet? It's a race that appears to defy gravity, but is instead an amazing way to see the effect of eddy currents on metals.
What happens when you throw a magnetic football next to the world's strongest magnet? Touchdown!
Watch how changing the atmospheric pressure around objects can change their size.
Watch a junkyard magnet squash water jugs and melons using the power of electromagnets.
Watch this metal sphere levitate in the bore of an induction coil and learn why it happens.
This model train demonstrates magnetic levitation, the Meissner Effect and magnetic flux trapping.
An up-close view of a favorite Open House demo, carbo-loaded with information on how the pneumatic potato launcher works.
Compasses and special metal filings help you "see" the invisible force of magnetic fields.
A MagLab physicist and engineer pair up to demonstrate the lab's famous Quarter Shrinking Machine, a loud, stinky illustration of electrodynamics, circuits, Lenz’s Law and Lorenz forces.