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January 3, 2013

 

raindrops on the roof of a car

The Physics Of Rain On The Rear Window

Raindrops batter the front windshield and seem to avoid the back window as long as the car is moving. How is that possible?

September 25, 2012

 

bubbles floating in the air

Creating Bubbles

If you've ever wondered why blowing on a thin film of soapy water creates bubbles, this is your lucky day.

August 1, 2012

 

day and night of a street photographed

Why Are Nights More Calm Compared To The Day?

More often than not, the wind dies down at night after a blustery day. Where does the wind go? Why are nights generally more calm than days?

June 4, 2012

 

two draft horses pulling

Magdeburg

If you can't name a politician who was also an active scientist, that doesn't mean they haven't been out there.

May 21, 2012

 

needle floating in a plate of water

The Floating Needle

Here's a neat experiment you can try at home!

April 18, 2012

 

whipped cream on a beater

How To Make Perfect Whipped Cream

There's science behind the perfect whipped cream recipe!

March 28, 2012

 

child underwater holding breath

How Much Breathable Oxygen Gas Is There In The Atmosphere?

I have a friend who says there's not much oxygen on earth. Ever since I heard that I can't catch my breath! What's the truth?

March 9, 2012

 

a large group of balloons floating into the air

High Inflation

What happens to the balloon after it rises out of sight?

January 30, 2012

 

refrigerator coils

The Rolling Boil That Cools Your Food

It sounds crazy, but household refrigerators keep food cold by bringing liquid fluorocarbon to a boil.

January 16, 2012

 

golf balls

Why Do Golf Balls Have Dimples?

The little dimples on the golf ball... they're the subject of this Moment of Science.

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