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August 11, 2010

 

Hands around an atom

Atomic Theory And Why The World Is, For The Most Part, Empty Space

Find out why the world, as we know it, is mostly empty space.

May 18, 2010

 

woodpile_098

Carbon, Oxygen, Hydrogen And Slow Burning

You've probably seen things decay before. How does the process work?

March 30, 2010

 

thermometer

How Thermometers Work: Temperature and Volume

How does temperature affect our world? What does temperature measure? How is temperature related to volume?

October 8, 2009

 

A Diamond Ring

Why Diamonds Really Are Forever

Nothing will scratch or damage a diamond, while a diamond can scratch any other material on Earth. So what makes them so tough?

March 11, 2007

 

macro image of a computer circuit

A Very Small Soldering Iron

How do scientist fix nano-sized computer problems?

November 14, 2006

 

a pencil surrounded by shavings

Sharper by Far

Find out how scientists made a tip so small it only consists of one atom. Now that's sharp!

June 2, 2005

 

Now That’s Small

Right this minute your body is being shot through billions of times. Sound concerning? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 16, 2004

 

Smashing Atoms

What are we really made of? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 13, 2004

 

Quantum Computing Power

The future is nearly here! Learn about the coming advances in quantum physics on this Moment of Science.

February 11, 2004

 

The Lithic Principle

Is it true that if the laws of nature were changed even a little bit, there would be no people in the universe? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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