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Marinade myths, charcoal chemistry, and the elusive “smoke ring”—the science behind barbecue and grilling.
Two of Oregon’s craft brew experts pore over hops, yeast, malt, and the microbiology of beer.
Ira Flatow and guests discuss the science of steak, like how grass affects the fat in a cut of beef.
As you prepare for the 4th of July, a salute to one of the founding fathers of our country - Benjamin Franklin.
Think caffeine dehydrates you? Or that you can't get too much water on a hot day? Douglas Casa, of the Korey Stringer Institute, sets the record straight.
In this month's Science Diction, we look at the origins of the word 'comet.'
The comet ISON, discovered by two amateur astronomers last year, will zoom past ...
The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is the first probe to touch down on a ...
The Rosetta spacecraft has detected the scent of a comet...and it stinks.
As Comet ISON skirts the sun, it could be destroyed—or emerge, even more spectac...
\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t