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March 30, 2018

 

Benjamin Franklin And The Case Of The Mysteriously Cold Lock

Benjamin Franklin conducted experiments to understand heat by using a silver dollar and a candle.

February 15, 2017

 

When the windchill factor was initially developed in 1945, it was calculated on how long it took for water in plastic cylinders to freeze.

How Cold Does It Feel?

How does the National Weather Service calculate the windchill?

August 3, 2016

 

Remember to cool off your soup so it is safe to eat!

Soup’s Ready!

Why does blowing on hot soup help to cool it off? The answer is evaporation.

July 8, 2016

 

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Charming Fahrenheit

Fahreinheit is based on Earth's range of temperatures where the median falls at zero degrees.

July 8, 2015

 

Penguin go whole hog on fish.

Tasteless Penguins  

Due to cold temperatures, penguins have lost the majority of their taste receptors.

May 27, 2015

 

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Cold Nose Cows  

You can measure a cow's mood by the temperature of its nose!

May 26, 2015

 

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Which Pole is Colder?

Just when you thought it couldn't get any colder...

January 13, 2015

 

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How High Does a Fly Fly?

Flies will travel upwards of 6,000 feet to ensure maximum annoyance.

June 19, 2014

 

When it comes to climate change, we're all in this together.

Climate Change Also Threatens Fish

Climate change isn't just bad for us land animals. It's bad for sea creatures as well.

April 2, 2014

 

Because pop-up timers aren't super accurate, you should probably get a regular food thermometer to make sure your meal is safe.

Timers Are Popping Up All Over

We solve yet another kitchen mystery on this A Moment Of Science.

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