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January 17, 2014

 

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How Whales Dive Deep

How is it that whales are able to withstand the extreme pressures of the ocean's depths?

December 18, 2013

 

Foot injury being treated with an ice pack

Put Some Ice On It

Are you injured? Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation will get you fast results!

November 12, 2013

 

Oil drill pumps water at a fracking site.

Fracking Quakes

Scientists link fracking to the surge in earthquakes across the U.S.

May 16, 2013

 

Mount Everest across landscape

Air Pressure On Everest

Planning on climbing Mount Everest? You might want to plan to be gasping for air. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

April 23, 2013

 

Shattered glass window with hole

Cutting Glass

Think you can break a piece of glass exactly in half? You can. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 23, 2012

 

Pressure cooker full of potatoes.

Cooking Under Pressure

Ever wonder what makes pressure cookers cook so quickly? Find out on this Moment of Science.

June 4, 2012

 

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Magdeburg

If you can't name a politician who was also an active scientist, that doesn't mean they haven't been out there.

November 21, 2011

 

balloons

Heavy Air

Here's an odd-seeming question. Does air weigh anything?

November 9, 2011

 

green synthetic diamonds on a pink background

Synthetic Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend

Creating diamonds is a tricky business. It can be difficult to tell whether the diamond is real or synthetic.

September 7, 2011

 

Three girls looking at an ocean exhibit at a zoo

How Hydrothermal Vents Support Bacteria, Worms And Other Creatures

Ocean floors are mysterious places. Thought to be empty because of pressure, temperature & lack of light, they're amazing scientists with an array of organisms.

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