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July 26, 2017

 

A fairy circle in the Namib Desert.

Dragon’s Breath, Fairy Circles, Or Termites

What causes the fairy circles in the Namib Desert?

July 25, 2017

 

a computer simulation of a black hole being formed

Black Holes, Pulsars, Or Alien Spaceships?

Fast radio signals are being generated by a mysterious source located approximately 3 billion light years from Earth.

July 24, 2017

 

A drawing of an outline of a person's head with a map of different areas in it.

Human Brains Are Cartographers

Cognitive science may have an explanation for some people's preferences for print over digital books.

July 21, 2017

 

A water strider

Water Surface Tension

The molecules at the surface of a body of water make a film under tension.

July 20, 2017

 

blue, tan, and red rubber bands

The Science of Rubber Bands

Rubber molecules have a peculiar structure and arrangement.

July 19, 2017

 

light lines created by a flashlight

Light Takes Time

Learn how Roemer learned that light does take time to travel.

July 18, 2017

 

An image of multiple colors of fabric swatches.

Benjamin Franklin and the Swatches on the Snow

Benjamin Franklin used color swatches and snow to test which colors absorbed more energy from the sun.

July 17, 2017

 

An image of the Earth at night. All darks blues with areas of small white and yellow lights.

The New Continent

Zealandia, off the eastern coast of Australia, has existed for millions of years.

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Inflatable Clown Bouncing Back Up After Being Hit

Why You Can’t Knock Down a Clown

Remember those inflatable clowns that stood about three feet high and had big red noses, meant for punching? Hit the clown as hard as you could, right back up.

 

Haven't We Met?

Haven’t We Met?

If you suffered from the neurological disorder called "facial agnosia," you might not recognize the faces of close friends and family. How could this happen?

 

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How Do You Make A Diet-Coke Float?

Here is an at home experiment you can try! Learn about molecular density!

 

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Wild Science: Timber Rattlesnakes

Rattlesnakes are an important component of our ecosystem, but are also potentially dangerous to humans.

 

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Wild Science: Opossums

They may look gross and scary, but that's just them playing "opossum." We visit Wildcare Inc., to find out more about the "garbage collector of the forest."

 

American Columbo

American Columbo

The American Columbo plant doesn't flower until close to its 30th birthday, and then it promptly gives up the ghost.

 

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Wild Science: Poison Ivy

Poison ivy can quickly turn your relaxing nature hike into a painfully itchy affair! Learn more about this toxic plant and how to steer clear of its path.

 

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Wild Science: American Crow

Crows are uncommonly intelligent. On this episode of Wild Science, we visit Wildcare Inc. to see all of what these brainy birds can do!

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