A Moment of Science

The Story Of Aspirin

Dodany: 17 listopada 2017


The word aspirin is a combination of two hard to pronounce scientific terms.

Student Protest on a Physics Exam

Dodany: 16 listopada 2017


A student reminded his physics professor there is more than one correct way to solve a problem.

Jurassic Park Lied To You

Dodany: 15 listopada 2017


Even though there are elaborate chase scenes in the Jurassic Park movies, T. Rex couldn't run.

The Iceman’s Ax

Dodany: 14 listopada 2017


Ötzi, a glacier mummy discovered in 1991, has helped scientists learn about the Copper Age.


Dodany: 13 listopada 2017


Trypophobia is a fear of objects with small holes.

Being Bilingual Is Good For Your Brain

Dodany: 10 listopada 2017


People who are bilingual may gain some mental advantages even beyond the realm of language control.

How Do Bears Scratch An Itch?

Dodany: 9 listopada 2017


Got an itch? You should take a lesson from bears!

Smell The Past

Dodany: 8 listopada 2017


Odor-evoked memories increase temporal lobe activity which has been linked with positive memory processing.

Drone Versus Truck: Environmental Impact Showdown

Dodany: 7 listopada 2017


Do drones or trucks have more carbon dioxide emissions?

The Advantages Of Being Short

Dodany: 6 listopada 2017


In ancient colder climates, a more compact body helped conserve body heat.

Black And White Camouflage

Dodany: 3 listopada 2017


Most bears are one color, so why do pandas have black-and-white coats?

Life On Titan?

Dodany: 2 listopada 2017


Researchers are studying methane as a potential substitute for water as a source for life.

What Is Old Book Smell?

Dodany: 1 listopada 2017


Old books have a particular scent due to complex chemical processes.

How A Thunderstorm Begins

Dodany: 31 października 2017


The simplest isolated thunderstorm begins with hot sunshine baking the ground.

Ancient Oceans: Hot Or Not?

Dodany: 30 października 2017


Scientists are studying whether early Earth's oceans were hotter than today's oceans.

No Friends? Eat With A Mirror.

Dodany: 27 października 2017


The phenomenon of social facilitation of eating makes people perceive food as more delicious when they have company.

Human Impact On Space Weather

Dodany: 26 października 2017


Recently declassified US military documents indicate bomb testing affected space weather.

Emotional Intelligence Can Be A Negative

Dodany: 25 października 2017


One study showed that people with higher levels of emotional intelligence experienced more stress.

Talking Parents

Dodany: 24 października 2017


Story-time and conversations can increase children's vocabulary and reasoning skills.

Your Shadow’s Edge

Dodany: 23 października 2017


Looking at your shadow can you teach about how human eyesight and perception works.