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January 27, 2015


space terminal

Space Suits of the Future

Spacesuits get a makeover and shed some pounds for a new streamlined look.

January 17, 2014



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


two draft horses pulling


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



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.

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