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Stop! In the Name of Science!

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Today on Ever Widening Circles’ featured Radio Lab episode, we look at how Harvard University professor Lene Vestergaard Hau and her team managed to slow down light’s movement and speed.

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4 minutes

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Why is the Sky Blue?

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One of the world’s most Googled questions is “Why is the sky blue?” and today, you get that answered in less than 4 minutes!

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5 minutes

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Why Are Some Sounds Scary?

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Have you ever woken with a start in the night, or been filled with dread at the sound of a creaking door? What causes this? Find out in today’s feature.

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7 minutes

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DeflateGate Deflated with Science

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With Super Bowl XLIX behind us, questions still linger about “DeflateGate,” but is there really anything newsworthy here? The science is fascinatingly simple.

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7 minutes

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Heard of ISS? The Incredible International Space Station

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The ISS is the most incredible feat of mankind and most of us barely know a thing about it!… Learn the wonder here today.

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4 minutes

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Feels Like -38: Wind Chill Explained

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Many of us know “wind chill” when we feel it, but here’s a quick explanation of what that means and why it feels so cold.

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19 minutes

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Moonstruck: A Lunar Education in 4 Quick Videos

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Tonight’s a full moon here, and soon somewhere else around the globe. What makes the moon phases happen, and how did the moon come to be? Be the smartest person on the blanket the next time you are moon gazing! Take a look!

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9 minutes

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Our Amazing Planet: How Deep is Deep?

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Do you have any idea how deep the ocean’s floor really is? How about the great lake nearest you? Where does the Titanic lay or at what depth does the sperm whale feed? Find out in this incredible, fun, scaled infographic.

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10 minutes

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Water in Space = Pure Wonder

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Have you ever stopped to appreciate how strange and wonderful water can be? It’s incredible! Changing form completely depending on the temperature. But… what about water in space? Now that’s a real wonder!

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