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September 30, 2013

 

sunrise above the water

Sunrise Or Sunset: How Do You Tell?

When looking at a picture of the sun, how could you tell whether or not it's rising or setting?

August 22, 2007

 

Beach in afternoon

Global Sunscreen

Interested in a stock tip? Invest in companies that make sunscreen. Why? Because atmospheric aerosol levels are decreasing.

September 29, 2005

 

The Strange Case of the Poisonous Fish

We’ll give you three things that are related in some way, and it’s your job to come up with how they are related. Ready? The three things are: poisoned fish, industrial pollution, and a contaminated lake. How do these puzzle pieces fit together? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

October 15, 2004

 

Plant Power: Soybeans and Biodiesel

As vegetables go, soybeans aren't very exciting. But they play a key role in the development of an alternative fuel called biodiesel.

July 22, 2004

 

Organic Pollutants

Think you're safe eating organic? Learn about persistent organic pollutants on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Bloody Body Burden

Did you know that your blood is filled with multiple types of toxins? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Chicago and Asthma

Chicago, the windy city--this wind might bring some special problems to people with asthma. "Chicago and Asthma", on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Sunrise, Sunset

Now, at sunset, the lowest mile or so of the atmosphere is filled with things like vehicle exhaust, dust, smoke, and water vapor, and all these pollutants scatter light.

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