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August 1, 2012

 

day and night of a street photographed

Why Are Nights More Calm Compared To The Day?

More often than not, the wind dies down at night after a blustery day. Where does the wind go? Why are nights generally more calm than days?

January 10, 2012

 

a hot air balloons flys past a snowy mountain

Hot Air: The Physics Of Rising Air

Learn more about the physics of hot air and why mountain tops are so cold.

May 15, 2009

 

Pouring rain

When It Smells Like Rain

It smells like rain, but how? Find out in today's A Moment of Science.

December 2, 2004

 

Methuselah Insect

What insect has the longest life span of them all? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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