Could Archimedes have used mirrors to set Roman ships on fire?
Do you love being the center of attention or a bright, incandescent lamp?
New research suggests that animal populations can actually decipher the amount of plant life in that particular area.
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.
Have you ever seen some shaded plants grow tall and spindly very fast, while ones in sunlight are shorter and thicker? Well there is an answer...
Some plants have parasitic behavior that destroys their plant hosts, but are there benefits too?
According to a climate simulation by researchers at the University of Wisconsin, a snowless world would be both warmer and colder. Here's why.
Photosynthesis is the biochemical process in which energy from sunlight is converted by plants, algae, and some bacteria into sugars, which are used by the organism as food. That is, these organisms convert the energy of the sun into a different form of energy. However, there is a least one exception: a little bacterium deep under the Pacific Ocean which manages photosynthesis without sunlight. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
To many folks, the phrase “dark side of the moon” suggests there’s a place you could go to on the moon which is perpetually cloaked in darkness. This is incorrect! Learn more on this Moment of Science.