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Posts tagged glass of water

May 21, 2012

 

needle floating in a plate of water

The Floating Needle

Here's a neat experiment you can try at home!

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.

September 27, 2003

 

When the Sky Turns Green

If you look at the horizon at sunset–exactly as the last sliver of sun disappears–you might see a flash of brilliant green blaze across the sky.

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