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June 26, 2012

 

NASA photo of arctic ice

The Arctic Is Warming Up!

Did you know that the Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the planet?

October 14, 2011

 

Harvest Moon rising from threes

The Science Of The Harvest Moon

Why is that autumn moon so bright? The Earth isn't receiving anymore light than usual, the timing is just different!

October 4, 2010

 

pink leaves on a black background

What Makes Some Year’s Leaf Displays Better Than Others?

What makes some fall leaf displays so gorgeous? Learn what changes leaf colors.

September 27, 2003

 

Those Autumn Reds Are Really Sunscreen?

Do red, fall leaves act as a sunscreen? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Butterflies and Their Magnetic Compasses

Millions of monarch butterflies fly southwest from eastern Canada and the United States down to Mexico each autumn; then millions more fly back to the northeast in the spring.The one-way trip is as long as 2500 miles for some of these creatures.

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