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January 17, 2013

 

compass in black

What Is The Difference Between A Mile And A Nautical Mile?

A Moment of Science would like to clarify a small point of navigation: the difference between a mile on land and a nautical mile.

August 31, 2004

 

What’s It Like There?

Ever wonder what it's like on other planets? On this Moment of Science, find out what it's like on Mercury.

September 27, 2003

 

Living in an Ice Age

During the current ice age glaciers have advanced and retreated over twenty times. We’re living during one of the warmer periods when the glaciers have retreated.

September 27, 2003

 

Why Build an Igloo?

Surprisingly, snow makes good insulation. In physics, an insulator is a material that does not conduct heat very well, like an oven mitt.

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