The Christian Science Monitor

Balloon rockets bring spaceflight physics home

A humble balloon may seem to share little in common with a multimillion-dollar rocket, but they both rely on the same laws of physics for propulsion. Both rockets and balloons use the principles

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor3 min read
Hung Up On Time
Our daughter was constantly checking her clock. Ironically, the pandemic brought peace after we took her timepiece away.
The Christian Science Monitor4 min read
What Is Government For? Coronavirus Stirs Old Question Anew.
The answer among citizens, among the governed, seems to be changing dramatically, at least in places feeling the worst effects of the virus.
The Christian Science Monitor5 min readSociety
Prayer Services During A Pandemic: Why Some Churches Stay Open
In Florida, Texas, and Michigan, governors’ orders list religious services “essential” activities. Churches weigh public health and First Amendment.