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Posts tagged astronomers

September 9, 2004

 

Sedna

Learn about the most distant object to orbit the sun, on this Moment of Science.

October 21, 2003

 

Vesta

Have astronomers found a new planet? Or is an asteroid in our midst?

September 27, 2003

 

A New Planet?

Have astronomers discovered a new planet? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Light Pollution

To really behold the stars these days, you have to travel far from cities and towns to escape urban glow. The magnificent sight of the Milky Way, for example, can now only be seen in rural areas. But why do we shine light up into the sky in the first place? We need light shining down on streets and walkways–not up into the sky!

September 27, 2003

 

SuperHero Vision

Although this surgery might soon be available to the public, it’s worth wondering why we would want such enhanced vision. Most of us, like Clark Kent, don’t really need it. Unless, that is, you’re considering a career in the superhero business.

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