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February 18, 2013

 

Zap! Ben Franklin is known for much more than his story about a kite.

Ben Franklin And A Very Furry Situation

Not many people remember that Franklin was an inventor . . . and a good one, too! He also did some pioneering work in physics.

February 22, 2012

 

Have you ever used a photocopy machine?

How Do Photocopying Machines Work?

Photocopying machines are fairly complicated devices, but the basic principal is pretty simple.

May 24, 2011

 

Why Soap And Hard Water Don’t Mix

Have you had to scrub your bathtub to get rid of soap scum? Learn why soap doesn't dissolve in your water.

October 16, 2009

 

The Shape Of Lightning Bolts

Why does lightning appear to have a jagged and irregular shape?

September 9, 2004

 

The Nucleus

Learn about the make-up of a nucleus on this Moment of Science.

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