Ever wanted to know how circus artists do their balancing tricks? Discover the science behind their astounding acts. In Balancing – Tips and Tricks, scientists turned performers, Aoife and Maria show through balancing objects of all shapes and sizes how the centre of gravity works, and how you can find it. In the following online workshop, they show you how to make your own balancing stick, and how, with the help of science and the centre of gravity, you can do an amazing trick too.
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