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July 2, 2008


Raw sewage pouring into river

Microbial Fuel Cells

Feeling the cash crunch as a result of high gas prices? A surprising solution may be near, sewage as fuel. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 1, 2007


magnets are used to levitate a live frog

Levitating Frogs?

While it might take a unbelievable magnet to levitate a frog, there are magnetic forces in everything around us, including ourselves!

December 19, 2006


lightning bolts in the clouds in front of the moon

Iced Lightning

Do ice and lightning mix? Find out how a lightning bolt forms and how ice plays a role.

July 30, 2006


floating bubbles

Bubble, Bubble

Here's another science experiment you can do at home. It's fun, it's easy, and it involves one of a kid's favorite things: soap bubbles!

January 20, 2005


You’ve Got a Lot of Space between Your Ears

You may not realize it, but you're full of emptiness. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 16, 2004


Smashing Atoms

What are we really made of? Find out on this Moment of Science.

October 15, 2004


Better Than Barney

What is better than Barney? Really? Learn about the Big Bang on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


Learning about Irradiation

Radiation is supposed to be bad for you, right? So why did the federal government recently pass legislation allowing schools to serve irradiated meat to kids?

September 27, 2003


Metal in the Microwave

Besides preventing the microwaves from reaching and heating up the food it conceals, aluminum foil tends to give off sparks that might start a fire.

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