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Squash in Flight: Fullerton Pumpkin Launch
Cal State Fullerton and the Discovery Science Center Team Up for a Fall Favorite
Oct. 12, 2013
TRUTH TIME: There are many wonders in this world, but there is perhaps no wonder equal to seeing an eleven-pound pumpkin hurtling with speed and force through the air, briefly, before it smashes seedily upon the ground . . . . So beloved is the autumnal pumpkin launching fandom that events spring up across the country, many with cute names like "punkin chunkin" or similar. Southern California has its own, and the two forces behind it are brimming with brain power. On the one hand you have the Cal State, Fullerton College of Engineering and Computer Science, and on the other hand you have the Discovery Science Center of Santa Ana. Oh yeah, with this team-up you know the chunkin of punkins shall be extreme. Intrigued? Then be at CSUF on Saturday, Nov. 2 for the 6th Annual Pumpkin Launch. Read the entire article online.