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July 14, 2005

 

Otoacoustic Emissions

Have you heard the term otoacoustic emissions? They are the noises that your ears generate and emit. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 10, 2005

 

Slosh

A standing wave is a wave that reverberates between two end-points. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 2, 2004

 

Swim Like a Fish

Ever wondered what it's like to swim like a fish? Find out 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.

September 27, 2003

 

Wave Pools

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.

September 27, 2003

 

Police Radar Guns

When the microwaves hit the front of an oncoming car, some of them are reflected back into the radar gun.

September 27, 2003

 

Seeing in the Dark

Ever wonder how night vision goggles work? Seeing in the Dark, on today's Moment of Science.

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