It’s a question that echoes through the aisles of supermarkets across the country, but is there a right answer? The city of San Francisco thinks so: paper.
As you fill a flat tire from your hand pump, you notice parts of the pump getting hot. Why would the pump get hot with all that cool air flowing through it?
With three simple ingredients, a red, a green, and a blue spotlight, you can make any color of the rainbow. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
You probably imagine that your ears are rather passive, but they can play a surprisingly active role too. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
About twenty thousand years ago, during the last major ice age, a miles-thick ice sheet covered all of Canada and most of the northeastern United States.
What does nanotechnology mean, and is it something that's already being used today? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Ever wonder what penguins do all day? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Were Neanderthals right or left handed? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Scientists are developing a type of artificial blood for use in emergencies. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Why is the Statue of Liberty green? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
What makes canning last longer than refrigeration? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
When teens need to be careful about getting enough vitamins and minerals to stay healthy during puberty, they often start skipping meals and eating junk food.
Have you ever tried to pick a lock like in the movies with no luck? Well, you might have been better off knowing the inner workings of a lock.
If you look at the sky on a cloudy day, you will find more clouds near the horizon than directly overhead. Why? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
The relatively small Earth, with its sizable moon, is the only planet we know of with life on it. Coincidence?
Today we will unveil the magic behind one-way glass. The trick is simpler than you might think. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
After you cover your body in bug spray, you might wonder, just how does this stuff work, and if mosquitoes don't like it, what is it doing to my body?
Interested in a stock tip? Invest in companies that make sunscreen. Why? Because atmospheric aerosol levels are decreasing.
The ancient Greeks knew a thing or two about, well, about a lot of things. For example, they built outdoor amphitheaters with amazing acoustics.
Astrophysicists think about things like the origins of the universe, stars and planets, and whether to go for it on fourth down or attempt a long field goal.
To sniff and to smell, they are basically the same thing right? Actually, sniffing and smelling are two different phases of the smelling process.
Have you ever wondered how candy companies get chocolate to evenly coat things like raisins and milk balls? Learn more on this Moment of Science.