Tower Science - Elevated Explorations

Welcome to Tower Science, your source for elevated explorations of the CN Tower's science side!

In this blog, we will explore the science happenings in and around the Tower, as well as answer your science questions about the Tower.

Ever wondered why your ears pop on the elevator ride up? Why do the elevators travel at the speed that they do? How many moose the Glass Floor can support? Or Orcas? Or Raccoons?

Tower Science is the place to find answers to these questions and many more. Have a new science question for us? Ask Alex by emailing us at

Let's explore the Tower together!

Tower Science - Glass Floor

Tower Science - Lightning

Tower Science - Wind

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