Like HowStuffWorks on Facebook!

Science | Dictionary | Geology Terms

Geology terms helps us to explain the phenomena that occurs above, below and on the surface of Earth. These terms can help you gain a better understanding of geology. Learn more geology terms here.

Featured
How do polymer crystals work and why do they absorb so much water?

Polymer crystals are amazing in that they can absorb many times their size. In fact, one pound of these crystal flakes can hold up to 50 gallons of water. Find out what these polymer crystals are and why they are able to absorb so much water.