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Posts tagged metal

December 27, 2011

 

periodic table

Please Welcome Two New Metals: Ununquadium And Ununhexium

Have you heard about the newest metals? They have been given temporary names, Ununquadium and Ununhexium.

September 21, 2011

 

burnt paper

All Burned Up: Where Does Burnt Paper Go?

You took a stack of paper and burnt it. What happened to the papers when you lit them up?

March 22, 2011

 

a home thermostat

Inside Your Thermostat: How Two Pieces Of Metal Work Together

You may have looked at your thermostat and saw a piece of metal. Learn how the metal strip controls them temperature of your house.

January 11, 2010

 

A lightning bolt.

Cars And Lightning

Ever wonder what would happen if lightning struck you car? Find out on this Moment of Science.

October 8, 2009

 

A Diamond Ring

Why Diamonds Really Are Forever

Nothing will scratch or damage a diamond, while a diamond can scratch any other material on Earth. So what makes them so tough?

August 22, 2008

 

cola

The Cleaning Power Of Soft Drinks!

Learn how soft drinks can help you clean tarnished metal...

October 7, 2004

 

Coral in Danger

Learn about the danger sedimentation poses for today's marine life, on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Microneedles

Needles that don't cause pain? Learn about micro needles on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Metal in the Microwave

Besides preventing the microwaves from reaching and heating up the food it conceals, aluminum foil tends to give off sparks that might start a fire.

September 27, 2003

 

Metal-loving Plants

Find out what metal-loving plants are on this Moment of Science.

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