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September 11, 2019


Water Sensitive Microbes

The Atacama Desert in Northern Chile is the driest desert on Earth. The only life there is microbial, and researchers study it to get an idea of what we might find on Mars.

June 28, 2019


The Physics Of Setting Grapes On Fire

If you cut a grape in half and put the two halves in the microwave so that they’re touching each other, it will produce a glowing fireball.

December 26, 2018


Mole Crickets Jump On Water

Would you believe there is a cricket that can jump on water?

June 21, 2018


Did Venus Ever Have Oceans?

In 2016, NASA scientists published a study that indicated Venus could have had oceans for the first two billion years of its history.

May 15, 2018


Water on the Sun

Learn more about the sun's composition.

May 3, 2018


The Elastic Ruler

Today, we have a simple activity about perception that you can accomplish with a pot of water and a ruler.

February 14, 2018


In the fall is one of the times lake turnover happens.

The Biggest Event Of The Year For Lakes

During spring and fall turnovers, all the water in a freshwater lake is the same temperature.

February 2, 2018


From the source: "Plants growing in closed aquaponics system located near AgriLife Extension office in Madisonville. Used water provides nutrients for plant material. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo)"


Aquaponics is a type of farming that emphasizes the conservation of water.

October 13, 2017


Cut peonies in a vase.

Why Do We Put Cut Flowers In Water?

Why do we put cut flowers in water? Does it really help?

September 8, 2017


Other planets may have water, but not complex life like Earth.

Waterworlds Throughout The Galaxy

Earth, with its habitable conditions, may be incredibly rare.

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