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May 12, 2014

 

A fruit fly with bright red eyes sits on a red wall.

Fruit Fly Slumber

Ever wonder if fruit flies sleep? Find out on today's A Moment of Science.

June 24, 2011

 

a ship's wake

The Physics Behind A Ship’s Wake

There's physics and science behind a ship's wake.

September 6, 2005

 

Sleep 1 and Sleep 2

You probably feel like your sleeping schedule is out of whack in some manner. Either you sleep too much, too little, or wake up too often. In fact, the typical eight hour uninterrupted sleep is what’s really unnatural. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 2, 2004

 

A Smooth Wake

Have you ever wondered why a ship's wake is smooth with all the waves around it? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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