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Posts tagged condensation

July 30, 2014

 

A pair of hands hold up puzzle pieces in silhouette of cloudy sky

Floating Clouds

Despite weighing tons, clouds seem to free-float in the air. How do the billowy marvels stay up in the sky?

January 27, 2014

 

Macro view of a single snowflake

Warm Spells And Snow

It may sound paradoxical, but warm spells and flurries often go hand in hand.

December 10, 2008

 

Assortment of contrails

Airplane Contrails

Why do airplanes sometimes leave long white contrails behind?

March 12, 2004

 

Why Salt Clumps

What causes the salt to get clumpy in the shaker? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Is it Always Colder on Top of Mountains?

Is it always colder on top of mountains? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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