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January 13, 2010

 

Rain pours down through the trees.

Getting Out Of The Rain

Have you ever found yourself caught out in a sudden rainstorm? What's the best way to get to shelter? Find out on this Moment of Science.

November 19, 2009

 

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Raindrops Of Many Sizes

Why are raindrops different sizes when they fall from the sky?

February 9, 2009

 

Double rainbow over lake

Why Are Rainbows Curved?

The narrow range of angles at which the colors are reflected is the key to why rainbows must be curved.

February 4, 2009

 

Ghostly fogbow over ocean

A Rainbow’s Ghostly Cousin

Fogbows are created in much the same way as normal rainbows are. The main difference is the size of the water droplets which affect the light's refraction.

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