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July 18, 2017

 

Benjamin Franklin used easy to find items in his science experiments.

Benjamin Franklin and the Swatches on the Snow

Benjamin Franklin used color swatches and snow to test which colors absorbed more energy from the sun.

January 31, 2017

 

Many different organisms from microorganisms to hummingbirds to people depend on snowfall to sustain their ecosystems.

For Many, Snow Is Necessary

The National Science Foundation is studying snowfall.

August 25, 2015

 

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Rainbow Snow

We dream of powdery white snow, but snow actually comes in multi-colored varieties.

January 27, 2014

 

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Warm Spells And Snow

It may sound paradoxical, but warm spells and flurries often go hand in hand.

May 4, 2012

 

Sometimes, the weather can be confusing!

Why Is Our Weather So Radical?

Global climate is an incredibly complex system that scientists are still trying to figure out.

February 16, 2011

 

Why Does Snow Seem To Make Sounds In Winter?

We've all heard the creaking sound of snow in winter. Did you know there is science behind the sound?

November 18, 2010

 

What Happens To Your Body During Frostbite?

What is frostbite and why is it so dangerous to your body?

February 13, 2009

 

Amber Sunglasses

Amber tinted sunglasses make things appear much sharper because they block the blue and red parts of sunlight.

January 28, 2009

 

Winter Sounds

Winter transforms the way the environment sounds. The smoother and harder a surface, the better it reflects sound.

September 24, 2008

 

Cryptoendolith, Antarctica’s Tough Organism

How can an organism survive in Antarctica? What is a cryptoendolith?

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