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April 18, 2012

 

Yum! Perfect whipped cream!

How To Make Perfect Whipped Cream

There's science behind the perfect whipped cream recipe!

March 28, 2012

 

Don't worry... there is plenty of Oxygen.

How Much Breathable Oxygen Gas Is There In The Atmosphere?

I have a friend who says there's not much oxygen on earth. Ever since I heard that I can't catch my breath! What's the truth?

March 9, 2012

 

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High Inflation

What happens to the balloon after it rises out of sight?

January 30, 2012

 

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The Rolling Boil That Cools Your Food

It sounds crazy, but household refrigerators keep food cold by bringing liquid fluorocarbon to a boil.

January 16, 2012

 

Look at those dimples!

Why Do Golf Balls Have Dimples?

The little dimples on the golf ball... they're the subject of this Moment of Science.

January 3, 2012

 

Isn't this an amazing lightening strike!

Lightning Helps Fertilize The Soil

In addition to providing a spectacular light show, and scaring us to death, lightning also helps fertilize the soil.

December 8, 2011

 

What are you dependent on?

Are You Chemically Dependent?

We humans are dependent on chemicals like water, air, sugars, starches, fats, proteins, as well as on small amounts of vitamins and minerals.

October 25, 2011

 

The Physics Of Sound Waves: Why You Feel Music

Sound waves don't just travel in air: they travel through whatever they encounter, including your body.

September 21, 2011

 

All Burned Up: Where Does Burnt Paper Go?

You took a stack of paper and burnt it. What happened to the papers when you lit them up?

September 2, 2011

 

Air Pollution Is Not A New Problem

Research has indicated that wide-spread industrial air pollution goes at least as far back as the ancient Greeks and Romans.

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