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July 25, 2019

 

Rain On The Rear Window

If you glance back at the rear window while driving through a rain shower, you’ll notice that while raindrops batter the front windshield, they seem to avoid the back window as long as the car is moving. 

October 23, 2018

 

Genetically Engineered Houseplants And Air Quality

In the future, you could have the option to buy houseplants that will alert you to harmful bacteria or gases accumulating in your home’s air.

March 6, 2018

 

Weather reports in the United States rarely distinguish between the ground and air temperatures.

What The Weather Report Doesn’t Tell You

There can be big variations in the temperature based on height and distance from the ground.

January 10, 2018

 

hot air balloon

Full of Hot Air?   

It's a gas! Air consists of nitrogen and oxygen and lots of empty space.

March 16, 2017

 

Fire is caused by a chemical reaction between oxygen and some kind of fuel which can consume buildings like this old mill

What Is Fire?

Is fire a solid? A liquid? A gas? Or something else?

August 3, 2016

 

Remember to cool off your soup so it is safe to eat!

Soup’s Ready!

Why does blowing on hot soup help to cool it off? The answer is evaporation.

July 29, 2016

 

Air pollution goes back far into earth's history.

You Are What You Breathe

Research suggests that early exposure to air pollution increases the risk of obesity.

November 30, 2014

 

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Is It Always Colder on Top of Mountains?

Where's the best place to keep warm, a mountain top or a valley? Well, it just depends...

November 27, 2014

 

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Fear of Suffocation

Don't worry, there's plenty of air to go around, even in tight spaces.

November 19, 2014

 

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Lighter Than Air

Human flight began as early as the 18th-century when scientists learned how to harness the power of different gases.

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