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January 1, 2010


Plastic shopping bags.

What Actually Happens When Recycling Plastics?

Ever wonder what actually happens when recycling plastics? Learn about the process on this Moment of Science.

July 6, 2008


Vibrant sunset over ocean

What Makes the Sun Shine?

What makes the sun shine? It's a question we rarely give much thought. However, there is a scientific explanation for this commonplace phenomenon.

March 8, 2006




Why doesn't the flame just continue to burn underneath the bell, no matter how flat you crush it? The answer is air.

May 3, 2005


Water on the Sun

Is there water on the sun? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 31, 2005



Did you ever wonder why sugar dissolves in a cup of coffee? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

October 15, 2004


Plant Power: Soybeans and Biodiesel

As vegetables go, soybeans aren't very exciting. But they play a key role in the development of an alternative fuel called biodiesel.

March 3, 2004


Why Do Corpses Float?

Why do corpses float? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 11, 2004


The Lithic Principle

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.

November 3, 2003


So Long, Sun

Have you ever considered the possibility that the sun will eventually burn out?

September 27, 2003



This time on A Moment of Science, we discuss a rather delicate subject–gas (and we don’t mean the kind you put in your car). It’s normal and healthy to let out a little belch here and there after a meal. It’s just one of the ways the body gets rid of gas. You probably know […]

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