When we’re trying to fall asleep, white noise can create a masking effect that blocks sudden changes in sound.
Scientists search for narrow-band transmissions in outer space as a possible sign of extraterrestrial life.
Quartz is a mineral... but how does it help your watch keep time?
Stand in front of a picket fence, clap your hands, and listen to the musical quality of the reverberation.
Have you ever been to the ocean and watched the waves? How do they form?
Dolphins have evolved to live in an aquatic environment, and like bats, they can use sonar to locate prey by emitting different frequencies of sounds.
Have you ever wondered how simple megaphones like cupping your hands around your mouth amplify your voice so well?
With three simple ingredients, a red, a green, and a blue spotlight, you can make any color of the rainbow. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
No matter when you go to the beach, the waves are rolling in. The ocean doesn’t seem to take a break. What’s causing that? Learn more on this Moment of Science.