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October 29, 2013


Scene from a shadow puppet play featuring scary flying creatures.

Monster Madness

Monster madness starts at the age of 3, when a child's imagination starts to run wild.

October 29, 2011


Dry ice sublimating from a glass with blue liquid

Get Your (Mad) Science On This Halloween!

Fill your weekend with family-friendly, Halloween-inspired science and math activities!

October 28, 2011


Sea Urchin

The Surreal World of Sea Urchins

French filmmaker, Jean Painlevé, ushers us into the disconcerting realm of echinoderms.

October 24, 2011



Pteromerhanophobia: When The Sky Attacks

There are some things the human body hasn't evolved to do. Supersonic ejection is one of them.

October 14, 2011


A full moon that appears large and orange hovers in the London sky

The Science Of The Harvest Moon

Why is that autumn moon so bright? The Earth isn't receiving anymore light than usual, the timing is just different!

October 31, 2010


Halloween’s Creepy Creature Countdown

A Moment of Science is unmasking Halloween's most notorious creatures of the night.

October 29, 2010


Close up of the top half of a pumpkin

Pumpkin Skin May Prevent Germs

Could pumpkins help prevent infections and disease? A new study says, "Yes!"

October 28, 2010


Yard decorated with a giant glowing pumpkin for Halloween

How History Helped Shape Halloween

Why do we go door-to-door dressed up? Why do we create Jack O' Lanterns?

October 25, 2010


Spiders, Worms and ‘Dracula’ Fish!

OH MY! The top 10 new species list for 2009 is filled with spooky and bizarre creatures!

October 8, 2010


nails on a white background

Why Lying On A Bed Of Nails Doesn’t Hurt

You've seen magic shows where the magician asks someone to lie down on a bed of nails. How can they do this without getting hurt?

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