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September 10, 2010


Curved metal pipe

Take The A Moment Of Science Physics Quiz!

This is just a little physics quiz to get you thinking!

February 18, 2010



Before Satellite Images, How’d We Know Earth Turned Every 24 Hrs?

Want proof the earth rotates on its axis every 24 hours?

August 25, 2005


Up, Up and Away

In our high-tech, wireless world, space flight is no longer as big a deal as it once was. Still, a rocket launch is a big deal. Even small-scale rockets are relatively large, complex machines requiring a huge amount of force to propel them beyond the earth’s atmosphere and into space. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

October 15, 2004


Newton Always Won At Miniature Golf

You have a long curved metal tube and a miniature golf ball that you knock into one end and out the other. How does the ball move after it leaves the tube?

September 27, 2003


The Spin Test

Let’s say you hard-boiled some eggs last night to make egg salad. But today, when you open the fridge, you discover that a helpful family member has put them right back in the carton along with the raw ones. Without cracking the eggs open, how can you figure out which is which?

September 27, 2003


AMOS Smackdown

According to Newton’s third law of motion, every action has an equal and opposite reaction. So when a wrestler hits the table, it exerts as much force on him as he did on the table.

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