What makes the sun shine? It's a question we rarely give much thought. However, there is a scientific explanation for this commonplace phenomenon.
Why doesn't the flame just continue to burn underneath the bell, no matter how flat you crush it? The answer is air.
Is there water on the sun? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Did you ever wonder why sugar dissolves in a cup of coffee? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
As vegetables go, soybeans aren't very exciting. But they play a key role in the development of an alternative fuel called biodiesel.
Why do corpses float? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Is it true that if the laws of nature were changed even a little bit, there would be no people in the universe? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Have you ever considered the possibility that the sun will eventually burn out?
Having trouble distinguishing the good fats from the bad? Learn about saturated fats on this Moment of Science.
Vitamin C does a lot of good things for the body. It prevents diseases like scurvy, can lower the risk of certain forms of heart disease, and it is beneficial to people with anemia and iron deficiency.