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All About Science is a continuation of science related articles and topics. Beginning in 2015, All About Science was a column in the local Ponca City News (Ponca City Oklahoma). But as we have seen, the world is changing and it is a new day. All About Science is back and will now be an electronic version. It will contain a mix of old favorites and new insights. Join us to learn about how science is part of your everyday life. If you like our content and want more, subscribe at the bottom of the page.

Latest Posts

Vaccines – A bit of history

You can’t currently listen to the news without hearing hearing at least once the word vaccine. This past week has been about the Johnson and Johnson single dose vaccine to fight COVID-19. We have been hearing about shipments, doses, and levels of efficacy. But, this isn’t the first time vaccines have been in the news,…

From the Archives – Heat

Heat is not temperature.  Temperature is a measurement.  And, it is the way that we describe the warmness or coldness of a substance.  The measure of temperature is a scale, generally Celsius (C) or Fahrenheit (F), that has been defined using various reference points, the freezing of water (32 degrees F or 0 degrees C)…

The Thermometer – Origin of the Scale

From the Archives – An excerpt from a previous column, published in the Ponca City News Midweek in June 2017. Our ability to measure temperature comes from the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics:  if object A is in thermal equilibrium with object B and object B is in thermal equilibrium with object C, then A and…


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