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Posts tagged steam

December 23, 2013

 

False color image of the Sun's corona

Sun, Water And Clean Fuel

Scientists and University of Colorado, Boulder may have come up with a way to make hydrogen fuel cleaner.

June 12, 2013

 

potatoes in a cardboard box

Potato Bombs

Are you ready to learn more about potato bombs?

March 22, 2013

 

a man looks into a microwave

Exploding Water

Heating water in the microwave seems quick and easy, but you may be taking a dangerous risk.

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.

July 2, 2012

 

emergency fire hose

Cold Water And Fire

Everyone wants to know what to in case of a fire. Will cold water work better?

February 20, 2012

 

tea cups of all different sizes

Boiling Tea: Mystery Solved!

A listener wrote to A Moment of Science about a fascinating phenomenon she noticed when heating water for tea in a microwave oven...

September 22, 2010

 

sunset

Auguste Mouchot, Solar Energy, And New Technologies

Have you heard about the great solar energy enthusiast, Auguste Mouchot?

July 22, 2009

 

A bowl of popcorn

Why Popcorn Pops And Other Grains Don’t

If the water inside a piece of popcorn is what makes it pop, why don't other grains pop as well? Find out on this Moment of Science.

October 22, 2008

 

Steaming pot on stove

Clouds in the Kitchen

Steam is water that's heated to two hundred twelve degrees Fahrenheit. Believe it or not, steam is invisible--you can see right through it!

February 16, 2004

 

The Invisible Hand

Want to try a neat experiment that shows air pressure at work? "The Invisible Hand" on this Moment of Science.

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