Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

Chart Positions

Natural Sciences 5
Science & Medicine 15

Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

How Starting A Car in Cold Weather Works

July 14th, 2008

Episode 2 of 1057 episodes

Cars are hard to start during cold weather for three reasons: gasoline evaporates less in cold temperatures, oil gets thicker in the cold, and the chemical reactions in cold batteries are slower than normal.

Featured Podcast