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October 20, 2014

 

mossy tree trunk

Mossy North Side

In the middle latitudes of the northern hemisphere, southward facing objects get more sunlight throughout the year.

March 29, 2013

 

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Word Of The Day: Gametophyte

Time once again for the Moment of Science Word of the Day. Ready? Today's word is: Gametophyte.

June 10, 2011

 

Arctic Hare

Arctic Forests Creating More Trees

Tree lines are on the move. Learn how moving tree lines impact animals and other plants.

April 29, 2004

 

Why Barns Are Red

Why are barns red? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

There’s Moss on the North Side

If you live in the middle latitudes of the northern hemisphere, the moss will grow thicker on the north side. It may sound like an urban legend, but it’s quite real. And the reason is simple: there’s more sun on one side.

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