The sensor was able to detect explosive chemicals up to 15 feet away.
You might know nitrous oxide by its civilian name, "laughing gas," but did you know you can use it to make a science-y beverage?
Through the analysis of isotopes trapped inside ancient quartz crystals, geochemists have realized that the Earth-shattering cosmic impact that laid waste to our young Earth and formed the moon happened 60 million years earlier than thought.
Through the analysis of a previously unexplained ratio of isotopes, scientists have recovered a geological time capsule of sorts that they believe represents a very different Earth that existed some 4.5 billion years ago. Continue reading →
Tara gets to realize her dream of setting Anthony on fire in this experiment, in the name of science, of course!
There are tons of uses for hydrogen peroxide, that little brown $1 bottle of 3% solution you probably have in your house. Anthony and Tara turn to the harder brand of H2O2 to have some crazy chemical fun.
Scientists have, for the first time, created stellar dust in the lab that is belched into space by dying stars in an effort to understand its role in forming planets.
A copper-based catalyst breaks apart a key chemical bond in the class of nerve agents called organophosphates. Continue reading →
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