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ERIC Number: EJ1037454
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jul
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
The Descending Helium Balloon
Helseth, Lars Egil
Physics Education, v49 n4 p380-382 Jul 2014
I describe a simple and fascinating experiment wherein helium leaks out of a rubber balloon, thereby causing it to descend. An estimate of the volumetric leakage rate is made by measuring its rate of descent.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A