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Posts tagged cold weather

February 16, 2011

 

snowflakes on a piece of grass

Why Does Snow Seem To Make Sounds In Winter?

We've all heard the creaking sound of snow in winter. Did you know there is science behind the sound?

March 31, 2005

 

How Cold Does It Feel?

What is the difference between the actual temperature outside and a temperature based on the wind-chill temperature index. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Fluff up the Down

The large ones we see when a bird stretches its wings are “flight feathers,” but they also have fluffy ones called “down feathers.”

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