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January 27, 2014

 

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Warm Spells And Snow

It may sound paradoxical, but warm spells and flurries often go hand in hand.

September 30, 2013

 

Sunrise or sunset?

Sunrise Or Sunset: How Do You Tell?

When looking at a picture of the sun, how could you tell whether or not it's rising or setting?

July 25, 2013

 

Have you ever tried to float away using helium balloons?

Could You Actually Float Your House Away Using Helium Balloons?

A baby grabs the string of a single helium balloon and floats right out of its baby carriage. Why can't people really float into the air using helium balloons?

May 16, 2013

 

The air at the top of Mount Everest is much thinner than the air at sea level, making it more difficult to breathe

Air Pressure On Everest

Planning on climbing Mount Everest? You might want to plan to be gasping for air. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 18, 2013

 

Have you ever had milk shoot out of your nose?

Blowing Milk Out Of Your Nose

Have you ever laughed so hard that milk came out your nose?

January 3, 2013

 

Check out the rear window the next time your in a car!

The Physics Of Rain On The Rear Window

Raindrops batter the front windshield and seem to avoid the back window as long as the car is moving. How is that possible?

September 25, 2012

 

Everyone loves to blow bubbles!

Creating Bubbles

If you've ever wondered why blowing on a thin film of soapy water creates bubbles, this is your lucky day.

August 1, 2012

 

The difference between day and night...

Why Are Nights More Calm Compared To The Day?

More often than not, the wind dies down at night after a blustery day. Where does the wind go? Why are nights generally more calm than days?

June 4, 2012

 

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Magdeburg

If you can't name a politician who was also an active scientist, that doesn't mean they haven't been out there.

May 21, 2012

 

The Floating Needle

Here's a neat experiment you can try at home!

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