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Posts tagged ice

September 24, 2010

 

ice cubes

What Does The Word “Sublimate” Mean?

The three states of water are solid, liquid, and gas. But, what happens when water "sublimates?"

November 20, 2009

 

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Why Ice Is Not Slippery

Slipping on ice is no fun. But, why is ice, technically, not slippery?

September 24, 2008

 

snow

Cryptoendolith, Antarctica’s Tough Organism

How can an organism survive in Antarctica? What is a cryptoendolith?

July 2, 2008

 

Arctic ice at sunset

Natural Warming

Although global warming has placed the blame on humans, natural warming and changing weather patterns have also played a part in the gradual warm up.

March 25, 2008

 

Lake Erie frozen in the winter

Lakes Beneath the Ice

Did you know that there are huge, hidden lakes beneath the Antarctic ice sheets? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

April 16, 2007

 

frozen ice cubes under blue lighting

There’s Ice, Then There’s Ice

We think of ice as snowflakes, ice cubes, snow cones, and dangerous patches on the sidewalk. Scientists have many different ways of categorizing ice too!

October 24, 2006

 

ice fog over a lake at sunset

Ice Fog

Native Americans called it Pogonip, or white death. Find out more about this strange type of fog.

June 2, 2005

 

Fire, Ice, and Mountain-Climbing Lava

A mysterious geological feature can be found on the slopes of Mount Rainier, a volcano in Washington state. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 23, 2004

 

Frost-free Freeze Physics

Frost-free freeze physics--it's more than a tongue-twister.

May 12, 2004

 

Salt vs. Ice

So exactly how does salt melt ice? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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