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October 1, 2013

 

tires in a tire yard

NASA Wants To Teach You About Hydroplaning

Why you should thank NASA for rainy day road safety on this Moment of Science.

May 20, 2013

 

tires in a tire yard

When Rubber Wears Off Tires, Where Does It Go?

We're talking millions of pounds of rubber that perform a disappearing act every year!

July 17, 2009

 

A group of tires

Waterskiing On The Highway: Why Tires Have Treads

If you've ever driven on a highway during a heavy rain, you know about the danger of skidding. Learn how tire tread works on this Moment of Science.

May 3, 2005

 

Screeeech!

Energy can neither be created out of nothing, nor disappear into nothing, all it does is change forms. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 23, 2003

 

What Makes Hybrid Cars So Efficient?

Ever wonder why hybrid cars are so efficient? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Changing Gears

In our high-tech world it’s easy to forget the simpler things. Take a bicycle, for instance. No engine, no computerized braking system, no fancy fuel injection: all you need is air in the tires and off you go. Simple, that is, until you take a closer look at bicycles with multiple speeds. How do all […]

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