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June 7, 2012

 

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Why Cigarette Smoke is Blue–or White

We know that some nasty things are happening to the lungs, but why does the smoke change color?

July 13, 2011

 

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You’d Look Stunning In Infrared

What would it be like if our eyes evolved to see infrared light?

September 6, 2010

 

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Planets With Water Found!

Astronomers have found a planet with water known as HD 189733b.

April 2, 2004

 

Driving Through A Tunnel

Have you even wondered why you can hear FM radio signals in a tunnel longer than AM? "Driving Through A Tunnel" on this Moment of Science.

September 30, 2003

 

The French and the Metric System

How did the metric system come to be? Did the French have something to do with it? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Girls Love a Glowing Head

In the animal kingdom, much like in the world of humans, there are many techniques that animals will use in order to attract mates. Parrots, for example, have glowing heads.

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