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September 6, 2005

 

There Is No Dark Side of the Moon, Really

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.

May 3, 2005

 

The moon shines over a brightly lit city

Moon Tanning?

Can spending enough time under a very bright moon get you tan?

March 24, 2005

 

A Honeybee and Dinosaurs

What does a tropical honeybee have to do with evaluating the merit of a theory as to how dinosaurs became extinct? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 13, 2004

 

Running Rings Around Us

Ever wondered what makes up Saturn's rings? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 2, 2004

 

Green fungi growing on a tree

Fungi

Fungi: Plant, Animal, or Neither? The answer may surprise you.

January 12, 2004

 

Cock-a-Doodle-Do

Why do rooster crow everyday at sunrise? Find out on this Moment of Science.

October 30, 2003

 

The Eye of the Dung Beetle

Learn about dung beetles and their nightly travels on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Can You Recognize a Plant Cell?

Can you recognize a plant cell? Learn about distinguishing a plant cell from an animal cell, on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Growing Plants Indoors

Having trouble keeping your indoor plants alive? Well you may not have the right type of plant that is suitable for indoor life. If you don’t have much light in your home or office, the best kind of plant is one that comes from a habitat where there isn’t much sunlight, and where temperatures are high and pretty constant throughout the year.

September 27, 2003

 

There’s Moss on the North Side

If you live in the middle latitudes of the northern hemisphere, the moss will grow thicker on the north side. It may sound like an urban legend, but it’s quite real. And the reason is simple: there’s more sun on one side.

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