Bubble Busters: Discover the Science!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Mike Wheeler

Discovery Science Center

(714) 913-5017

mwheeler@discoverycube.org

 

BUBBLE BUSTERS: DISCOVER THE SCIENCE!

 

SANTA ANA, CA. – April 18, 2011 – Catch Bubblefest XV before the bubbles float away! Take advantage of your last chance to experience the magic and mystery of Bubblefest XV at Discovery Science Center’s most popular annual event.

A new feature of Bubblefest this year is Bubble Busters: Discover the Science! This special stage show, a takeoff on the television show “MythBusters,” will help visitors answer questions like, “Can you walk on water?” and “Can a bubble last forever?” This special daily show is included with general admission to Bubblefest XV.

Some of the demonstrations include:

  • Forever bubbles? Buoyancy and CO2 chamber
  • Surface tension: Walking on water
  • Catch a bubble and bubble wall

Bubblefest XV continues through April 24. There are four Mega Bubble Shows daily — 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m, 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. — featuring the remarkable bubble artistry of the worldrenown Deni Yang. Deni and his father Fan, along with Deni’s sister Melody, set a Guinness Book World Record on April 4 by encapsulating 118 adults in a single soap bubble at the Discovery Science Center.

Bubblefest XV also features science learning stations in the Bubble Lab, which demonstrate math and science principles like surface tension, elasticity, air pressure, geometry and more. “Me in a Bubble” offers the opportunity for guests to step inside a giant bubble and have their picture taken. And children of all ages can get busy in the Bubble Courtyard and create their own bubble magic.

Bubblefest XV is included with general admission to Discovery Science Center. The daily Mega Bubble Shows require a separate fee of $5 for Discovery Science Center members and $7 for the general public. “Me in a Bubble” also requires an additional charge.

About Discovery Science Center:

Orange County’s only Smithsonian Affiliate, Taco Bell Discovery Science Center is better than ever. Walk through the belly of a giant dinosaur in Dino Quest, feel the winds of a hurricane in a simulator and gear up for flying pucks in The Science of Hockey. Make sure to stop by our newest, permanent exhibit, Boeing Rocket Lab! Hundreds of thousands of students and families experience science, Southern Californiastyle at Discovery Science Center each year. Located at 2500 N. Main St., Santa Ana, Calif., open Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m.5 p.m. and Sun. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visit us online at www.discoverycube.org. For more information contact Mike Wheeler, Director of Marketing at Discovery Science Center, at 7149135017 or by email at MWheeler@discoverycube.org.

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