Have you ever tried to hear the ocean waves in a seashell?
Gunshots for science? 17th century scientist first attempts to measure the speed of sound.
Learn about what physicists call a "fictitious force", on this Moment of Science.
Aw, the ticking of the hourglass. Ticking hourglass? Clocks tick. Hourglasses flow. Are we mixing our metaphors? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
What happens when a droplet of liquid lands on a glass surface?
Your five-year-old knows when it comes to building sand castles at the beach, wet sand is much better than dry. If you fill your bucket with dry sand and turn it over, you’re likely to end up with a tumbled ruin, not a proud tower or turret. Any junior civil engineer will tell you to use damp sand from the water’s edge to construct proper parapets. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
What are we really made of? Find out on this Moment of Science.