Salt crystals are made of sodium and chlorine atoms linked together like Tinkertoys to form a three-dimensional framework.
Ever wonder why your favorite jar of honey turns hard?
If you’ve had a child, maybe you’ve wondered how those baby diapers are able to hold in liquid. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
In this Moment of Science, we discuss fish that do not freeze even in very cold water.
Ice cream and soda... an amazing combination but how do you get rid of the foam?
The bath of salty ice water freezes ice cream faster than plain ice water could. And speedy freezing does more than minimize the cranking time on a hot summer’s day.
“Stone” is actually a misleading word, since we might tend to think of a round, smooth pebble. Although some kidney stones are round and smooth, others are jagged, shaped like tiny starfish.