Do you know what a meteor is, or what scientists mean when they are talking about cryogenics? Our collection of science terms explains the meaning of some of the most common scientific ideas.
  • Astronomy Terms
  • Awards and Organizations
  • Biology Terms
  • Chemistry Terms
  • Famous Scientists
  • Geology Terms
  • Meteorological Terms
  • Physics Terms
  • Petrology Terms
  • Plant Terms

Capillary Action, or Capillarity, the tendency of liquids to rise or to be depressed in tubes of small diameter.

You Might Also Like
What are dark matter and dark energy?

Every day, astronomers unravel a little more of the universe's inner workings, but the jury is still out on 95 percent of its contents.

How Asteroids Work

Eros is 21 miles long and 8 miles thick -- a mini planet! Explore the mission that landed on this asteroid after orbiting it for a year!

  • Most Popular