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Posts tagged crystals

May 28, 2013

 

ice cream in a bowl

Old Fashioned Ice Cream Makers

Have you ever seen an old-fashioned ice cream maker?

February 8, 2011

 

close up of table salt

Why Doesn’t Table Salt Stick Together?

Salt crystals are made of sodium and chlorine atoms linked together like Tinkertoys to form a three-dimensional framework.

November 6, 2009

 

honey

Why Honey Turns Hard

Ever wonder why your favorite jar of honey turns hard?

March 17, 2005

 

Keeping Baby Dry

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.

September 27, 2003

 

Kidney Stones

“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.

September 27, 2003

 

Fish Antifreeze

In this Moment of Science, we discuss fish that do not freeze even in very cold water.

September 27, 2003

 

icecream

Ice Cream, a Foam?

Ice cream and soda... an amazing combination but how do you get rid of the foam?

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