It smells like rain, but how? Find out in today's A Moment of Science.
The ancient Greeks believed that fire--along with earth, water, and air--was one of the four essential elements that made up the world.
Have you ever wondered how simple megaphones like cupping your hands around your mouth amplify your voice so well?
Geese fly in a "V" formation mainly to save energy. Why a "V?"
Learn how soft drinks can help you clean tarnished metal...
Unfortunately, lying down in shallow water and breathing through a hollow reed won't work if you need a quick getaway. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Helium balloons fly because they're lighter than air. As you walk through air, it's natural to think of air as weighing nothing, though that is not the case.
Have you ever been at the top of a tall skyscraper and felt the building sway? Exactly how safe are the white collars workers of big city life?
How do modern-day pilots navigate their way at 35,000 feet?
Why doesn't the flame just continue to burn underneath the bell, no matter how flat you crush it? The answer is air.