A standing wave is a wave that reverberates between two end-points. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Ever wondered what it's like to swim like a fish? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Have you ever wondered why a ship's wake is smooth with all the waves around it? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Ever wonder how night vision goggles work? Seeing in the Dark, on today's Moment of Science.
For those lucky enough to live on either coast, going to the beach and frolicking in the ocean waves is a favorite summertime activity. Faced with the reality of an oceanless existence, inhabitants of the landlocked, flyover states came up with the ultimate substitute: the wave pool.
When the microwaves hit the front of an oncoming car, some of them are reflected back into the radar gun.
Counted in this category of shocking sounds are the accidental popping of a balloon and the forceful smashing of an air-filled paper bag. But why are these things so loud?