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June 6, 2019

 

The Curve Of A Meandering River

One of nature’s most basic and subtle shapes is the winding, back and forth S-curve of a meandering river.

March 6, 2019

 

The Rare Phenomenon Of Blue Ice

In rare circumstances, Antarctic ice can appear blue.

February 18, 2019

 

The Elusive Niche

An ecological niche is the set of conditions that allows a species to maintain its population.

July 17, 2017

 

An image of the seven visible continents.

The New Continent

Zealandia, off the eastern coast of Australia, has existed for millions of years.

April 19, 2017

 

Europe would look very different is the continents had not separated!

When Continents Collide: The History Of Our Planet

It was one of the Earth's momentous times. Continents collided. Volcanoes erupted. Ocean currents shifted. Species ran amok.

April 24, 2013

 

My bonnie lies over the ocean...

My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean… But Where?

The song says that Bonnie lies over the ocean, but it also says that she lies over the sea. Based on these lyrics, where is Bonnie?

February 13, 2013

 

Have you ever wondered why there is GST?

Why Was Greenwich Standard Time Created?

What is GST?

January 17, 2013

 

The equator is a circle, which we know has 360 degrees. Each degree is divided into sixty minutes, which are not the same as the minutes on your watch.

What Is The Difference Between A Mile And A Nautical Mile?

A Moment of Science would like to clarify a small point of navigation: the difference between a mile on land and a nautical mile.

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 26, 2012

 

The ice is melting... fast!

The Arctic Is Warming Up!

Did you know that the Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the planet?

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