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January 27, 2014

 

Macro view of a single snowflake

Warm Spells And Snow

It may sound paradoxical, but warm spells and flurries often go hand in hand.

May 4, 2012

 

umbrella covered in snow

Why Is Our Weather So Radical?

Global climate is an incredibly complex system that scientists are still trying to figure out.

February 16, 2011

 

snowflakes on a piece of grass

Why Does Snow Seem To Make Sounds In Winter?

We've all heard the creaking sound of snow in winter. Did you know there is science behind the sound?

November 18, 2010

 

snowman in winter

What Happens To Your Body During Frostbite?

What is frostbite and why is it so dangerous to your body?

February 13, 2009

 

Man wearing amber sunglasses

Amber Sunglasses

Amber tinted sunglasses make things appear much sharper because they block the blue and red parts of sunlight.

January 28, 2009

 

Winter snow on stone bridge

Winter Sounds

Winter transforms the way the environment sounds. The smoother and harder a surface, the better it reflects sound.

September 24, 2008

 

snow

Cryptoendolith, Antarctica’s Tough Organism

How can an organism survive in Antarctica? What is a cryptoendolith?

September 21, 2007

 

Foggy snow storm in park

Dirty Snow Heating Up

The greenhouse effect is not the only man made mechanism responsible for things heating up. Scientists have found that snow is also responsible.

July 22, 2005

 

ring around the moon

A Ring Around The Moon

Unlike Saturn, which has actual, physical rings, the ring you can sometimes see around the moon is merely an optical illusion.

May 12, 2004

 

Salt vs. Ice

So exactly how does salt melt ice? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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