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- 06/03/16--05:00: _The Green Door
- 10/20/16--03:00: _Afterglow
- 11/17/16--03:00: _True Blue Inside of...
- 12/16/16--03:00: _Saving Our Views Of...
- 01/25/17--03:00: _The Sun Just Blew Up!
- 03/29/17--03:00: _Why Red Eye?
- 05/08/17--03:00: _Why Do Stars Twinkle?
- 07/19/17--03:00: _Light Takes Time
- 01/23/18--03:00: _Soap Bubbles and Bu...
- 04/17/18--03:00: _Polarized Lake Light
- 06/03/16--05:00: The Green Door
- 10/20/16--03:00: Afterglow
- 11/17/16--03:00: True Blue Inside of You?
- 12/16/16--03:00: Saving Our Views Of The Milky Way
- 01/25/17--03:00: The Sun Just Blew Up!
- 03/29/17--03:00: Why Red Eye?
- 05/08/17--03:00: Why Do Stars Twinkle?
- 07/19/17--03:00: Light Takes Time
- 01/23/18--03:00: Soap Bubbles and Butterflies
- 04/17/18--03:00: Polarized Lake Light
We don't perceive color in our peripheral vision because we have no cones, which sense light frequencies, on the outer edge of our retina.
What are afterglows and how do they appear? Find out on this Moment of Science.
We hear a lot of supposed facts in grade school that are completely false. For example, did you ever hear that blood is actually blue inside your body, but turns red instantly on contact with air? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Have you ever seen the Milky Way outside of a photograph?
Here's an unsettling thought: how do you know the sun didn't just explode? We aren't talking about the everyday, run-of-the-mill controlled explosion the sun is always doing. We mean BOOM, gone, vanished, no more sun! How do we know it's still there? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
What causes those glowing red eyes in photographs? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
If you've ever glanced skyward, you've probably noticed the sheer numbers of stars. Some are tiny, barely visible points. Others radiate strong white light.
Learn how Ole Roemer learned that light does take time to travel.
If you have some dish soap, a mug, and a bright light, we have a science experiment for you to try.
Sometimes, under the right circumstances, you'll see a mysterious dark patch in an otherwise wonderfully reflective lake. Why?