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March 14, 2018

 

The True Odds Of A Coin Flip

What are the odds of flipping a coin and having it land on heads 99 out of 100 times?

March 24, 2015

 

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Rosetta Stones and Aliens

Can deciphering texts from ancient civilizations teach us anything about communicating with alien civilizations?

July 2, 2014

 

The internet has helped chain letters proliferate more than ever.

The Chain Letter’s Exponential Growth

If people actually followed the instructions on chain letters they received, it wouldn't be long before everyone in the world had a letter in their mailbox.

August 16, 2013

 

Do you think hand gestures would help kids with math problems?

Want To Be Better At Math? Use Hand Gestures!

It sure seems like we focus a lot on math in school...so why do our kids lag behind?

March 28, 2013

 

Doesn't this look stressful?

Math Hurts My Brain – Why?

I'm not a math person. Anytime I have to deal with numbers, let alone solve an actual math problem ‑‑ which, thankfully, is not often ‑‑ it's almost painful.

December 13, 2011

 

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Women Are As Naturally Good At Math As Men Are

New research shows it's high time to trash the long-held notion that women are biologically determined to be worse than men at math.

February 4, 2011

 

Math Skills Improve After Electric Brain Stimulation

Do you struggle with math? Well, all you may need is a little shock to the brain.

August 26, 2010

 

26 Facebook Science Pages You Should Check Out!

A Moment of Science gathered the best Facebook science pages for your pleasure. What are some of your favorites?

August 2, 2010

 

Ravaging Locusts Swarm At Random

When a swarm of locusts hits, it devastates everything in its path. It would be helpful to know when they are coming... but scientists say no such luck.

November 19, 2009

 

Raindrops Of Many Sizes

Why are raindrops different sizes when they fall from the sky?

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