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Posts tagged France

October 7, 2015


meter ruler

Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité…and the Metric System?

French scientists originally determined the length of a meter by measuring the distance between the North Pole and the equator and dividing it by ten million.

July 9, 2012


scotch tape dispenser

What Makes Tape Sticky?

Ever wonder about the physics behind your everyday office supplies?

November 19, 2004


Science Hero: Jules Verne

Learn about science hero, Jules Verne, on this Moment of Science.

August 19, 2004



Why is it that you can't put down hydrogen gas? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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