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Channel: It's Okay To Be Smart
Categories: Environmental   |   Physics   |   Science  
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We uploaded another version of this video on 11/9 but it had a big mistake in it. So we fixed it. This version is full of 100% real science! Sorry for the error.

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Special thanks to:
The 2015 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Pilot Doug Gantt and the Ham-let balloon team

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