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June 25, 2014

 

A satellite view of Europa's icy surface

The Ocean Of Europa

Could the frigid waters of Jupiter's moon Europa host alien life?

December 18, 2013

 

Foot injury being treated with an ice pack

Put Some Ice On It

Are you injured? Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation will get you fast results!

April 2, 2013

 

blue ice stacked up

How Do Iceboxes Work?

To preserve the ice as long as possible, people made sure to cool hot foods before putting them in the icebox.

November 9, 2012

 

ice cubes close up

How Does Ice Cool Drinks?

Drop a few ice cubes into a glass of water at room temperature, and in a few minutes the water will cool. How does this work?

October 25, 2012

 

lake vostok

Lake Vostok: The Latest Updates

Because of the tremendous pressure, over three times that of the normal atmosphere, the lake's water remains liquid at about twenty seven degrees.

September 21, 2012

 

the tip of an iceberg

Tip Of The Iceberg

Learn about the iceberg that sank the Titanic, on this Moment of Science.

June 26, 2012

 

NASA photo of arctic ice

The Arctic Is Warming Up!

Did you know that the Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the planet?

December 5, 2011

 

painted turtle

Painted Turtles Have A Natural Antifreeze

Although painted turtles don't have much else in common with automobiles, their wintertime coping strategies include antifreeze, too.

May 17, 2011

 

hailstones on the ground

How Nature Creates Hailstones

The largest hailstone ever recorded was over five inches in diameter, weighed over one and a half pounds, and fell on Coffeyville, Kansas in September of 1970.

September 27, 2010

 

Frost-free freezer

Frost-Free Freezers And Sublimation

How does sublimation change the way ice cubes look?

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