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At the Balancing Ball exhibit, a plastic beach ball floats mysteriously several feet above a large plastic cone. Upon closer inspection, the ball is found to be floating on a stream of air blowing out of the cone; visitors interact with the ball, changing its position in relation to the air flow.

Join Exploratorium staff scientist Charlie Carlson as he continues to examine issues around the Gulf Stream and climate change.

Exploratorium biologist Charles Carlson talks about why climate change is causing a crisis with the Gulf Stream.