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May 8, 2014

 

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Snakes And Spiders

Learn about phobias to snakes and spiders on this edition of A Moment of Science.

September 3, 2013

 

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Smells And Colors

Try this smelly (in a good way) experiment at home!

July 8, 2011

 

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Fun With Physics: Centrifugal Force And Inertia

Learn about what physicists call a "fictitious force", on this Moment of Science.

June 6, 2011

 

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The René Descartes Experiment

Most folks know René Descartes as a philosopher, but he was also one of the best scientists of his day.

September 2, 2009

 

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How Time Passes In Dreams

So how many minutes or hours pass during a dream? Find out on this Moment of Science.

March 13, 2009

 

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Darwin’s Worms

Earthworms swallow soil, extract nutrients from it, then excrete the rest up onto the surface.

October 23, 2008

 

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Selective Memory Erasure

Have you ever had any unpleasant memories? What would you say to having them permanently erased from your brain?

April 9, 2007

 

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Make a Heliosheath in Your Sink

Similar physics that governs our solar system can be seen in your own kitchen sink!

March 31, 2005

 

Rock-a-medes

Greek philosopher Archimedes realized that anything that displaces its own weight in water will float. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 17, 2005

 

X Misses the Spot

Does a ball being carried on a moving skateboard have forward momentum? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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