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Posts tagged cold

September 1, 2011

 

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Heating Your Kitchen With Your Refrigerator

All the refrigerator does is move heat, or energy, from one place to another. As the food inside the refrigerator loses its heat and gets colder.

June 3, 2011

 

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To Keep Warm, Penguins Do The Wave

By synchronizing movements and huddling with one another, Emperor penguins can stay warm in the coldest place on Earth.

March 17, 2011

 

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I’m Sick But Is It Safe To Exercise?

Is there truth to the saying, "sweating out a cold?"

September 27, 2010

 

Frost-free freezer

Frost-Free Freezers And Sublimation

How does sublimation change the way ice cubes look?

July 23, 2010

 

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Breezy Summer Beaches

Ever wonder why it is breezy at the beach in summer?

June 2, 2010

 

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Why Does Ice Cream Melt On A Hot Day? The Answer: Heat Conduction.

It's human intuition that something cold left outside in the sun will melt... but why?

October 6, 2009

 

A fridge stocked full of food.

Why We Refrigerate Fruits and Vegetables

Everyone knows you should put spinach and berries in the refrigerator, but how do cooler temperatures keep most fruits and vegetables from spoiling rapidly?

August 14, 2009

 

Bush-cricket on leaf

How To Calculate The Temperature With The Chirp Of A Cricket

Ever been camping and wondered what the temperature was? Here's a way to find out! All you need is wrist watch, your ears, and a little patience.

June 11, 2009

 

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Deep Heat

If you've been to a cave, you might think that it's cold underground. Nothing could be further from the truth. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 24, 2008

 

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Cryptoendolith, Antarctica’s Tough Organism

How can an organism survive in Antarctica? What is a cryptoendolith?

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