Elizabeth Miller

News Intern

Elizabeth Miller is a student at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio, with a major in broadcasting. Elizabeth is still exploring her options for the future, but would most enjoy pursuing a career that lets her talk to someone different everyday. She loves a good concert.

Elizabeth will be interning at WCBE through the summer 2013 quarter.

COSI Adventures of Liz, the intern
8:30 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Phone Book Swing"

Elizabeth Miller

The only time a phone book seems useful is when looking for the number to a plumber or a Chinese restaurant.  I'm sure you've never even considered how strong a phone book actually is; I know I haven't.  However, after visiting Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition, I knew the answer to this question.  It took two army tanks (8,000 pounds) to pull 2 phone books apart, and COSI has the evidence to prove it. 

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COSI Adventures of Liz, the Intern
8:30 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Tablecloth Chaos"

Elizabeth Miller

It’s a famous stunt: a magician pulls a tablecloth from under a table full of dishes without disturbing a single one. Would you believe physics is at work in this trick?

 

With “Tablecloth Chaos”, one of several interactive activities at COSI's Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition, you can put your skills to the test. Using Newton's first law of physics, one can find the best and easiest way to pull the tablecloth without disturbing anything. There may be several ways to pull the tablecloth successfully, just make sure you don't mess up the dishes!

 

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COSI Adventures of Liz, the Intern
8:30 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Airplane on a Conveyor Belt"

Elizabeth Miller

On the TV show Mythbusters, the cast and creative team often pose questions unlikely to cross our minds, and their answers and methods draw us in to watch and learn about things we've never even imagined. Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition, now at COSI, is no exception.

 

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COSI Adventures of Liz, the intern
8:30 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Dodge a Bullet"

Dodge a Bullet at Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition
Elizabeth Miller

For those daredevils out there, this week's look into Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition will be sure to thrill. Even for other, more timid people, this week's interactive activity is not as dangerous as it sounds.  This activity tests the myth of whether one can dodge a bullet.  

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COSI Adventures of Liz, the intern
8:30 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Killer Card Toss"

Killer Card Toss at Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition
Elizabeth Miller

This week’s look into Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition is all about the Killer Card Toss, an interactive that tests one’s ability to throw a card so quickly that it sticks into a target.  The success in this activity depends on the card’s angular momentum, which is created by the angle at which you throw the card and the flick of the wrist.  

Find out how quickly you can toss a card at COSI’s Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition, featured at COSI through September 2, and keep watching www.wcbe.org for more about this exciting new exhibit.

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COSI adventures of Liz, the Intern
8:30 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition, the newest addition to COSI

www.msichicago.org

Can you dodge a bullet? How long can you hang from a ledge with just your fingers? Is it possible to pull the tablecloth off of a set table without moving a dish?

Find out all these answers and more, without the risk, at COSI's new Mythbusters exhibit. Through September 2, you can be a part of the Emmy – nominated hit TV show that examines and answers everyday questions and legends.

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COSI adventures of Liz, the Intern
8:30 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Cliffhanger"

Cliffhanger activity
Elizabeth Miller

Have you ever wondered how long you can hang onto a cliff before falling to your untimely demise?

The answer to this (minus the risk of imminent death) is at COSI’s newest exhibit, Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition and Cliffhanger, an activity that tests your ability to hang onto a "cliff" for as long as you can stand it.

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COSI adventures of Liz, the Intern
8:30 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Blind Driving"

Blind Driving
www.blogs.discovery.com

In this week's look into Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition, is it possible to drive successfully while "blind"?

In this interactive activity, the participant is driving on a course that they cannot see. They must rely on a partner who can see the course to give instruction. The activity is not about who has the most driving experience, it is more about how to relay directions in a helpful, organized fashion.

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