Here's a number puzzle that's bound to make your friends think you are either a mind reader or a magician.
A baby's weight doesn't really change when they fall asleep, so why does the limp, floppy weight of a sleeping baby seem greater than it actually is?
How's it feel to be grounded with wings? Find out on this Moment of Science.
A surprising phenomenon sometimes occurs to people who have lost a hand. Soon after the hand is lost, they report that they can feel it again, this time when something touches the side of their face. A neurologist can lightly touch different areas on the cheek, for example, and the person will say it feels as if two spots were being touched simultaneously. One on their face, and one on their missing hand. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
You may have heard of parallax, but what is it? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Ever heard of motional induction? Learn about it on this Moment of Science.
What do 6 month olds do better than 9 month olds? Find out on this Moment of Science.
In a recent study, researchers found that people in good marriages lead healthier lives. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Sometimes we get letters here at Moment of Science asking whether psychics are for real.
Ancient Goodies on today’s Moment of Science; Chocoholics might just not be a modern phenomenon.