Clouds weigh several tons but stay airy by distributing their weight over a large area.
Milk, sugar, cream, maybe some strawberries. What could be simpler?
When it gets cold, a biochemical process replaces some of the water in the mosquito's body with glycerol.
A Moment of Science wonders, why isn't there any frozen lettuce?
Although painted turtles don't have much else in common with automobiles, their wintertime coping strategies include antifreeze, too.
We've all heard the creaking sound of snow in winter. Did you know there is science behind the sound?
Did you know that scientists are studying how bugs survive in harsh, frozen environments to learn how to keep our ice cream cold?
Some clouds appear light and fluffy. Others dark and menacing. But are all clouds made of bacteria?
Clouds form when warm, moist air rises to a greater altitude, causing it to expand and cool. Eventually, water vapor in the cooled air condenses into the droplets that form clouds.