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November 8, 2011

 

An artist's rendering of the Earth in glass

Earth’s Close Encounter

An asteroid will whiz by Earth at 29,000 miles per hour. That could cause a big impact, but do we really have anything to worry about?

December 6, 2010

 

Comet with a blue tint

Tycho Brahe: Comet Investigator

How can you tell how far away stars, planets, and comets are without modern instruments?

October 1, 2010

 

LEGO

LEGO Being Used To Help Model Asteroid Mission

LEGO? Really? Yes, LEGO is being used as a model for an upcoming asteroid landing.

November 29, 2007

 

Ocean view from cliff

Comet Water

Water is pretty incredible. Oceans cover 70% of the planet and our bodies are something like 60% water. Where did all this water come from?

March 31, 2005

 

How Far?

For a long time people have been fascinated by comets passing by the earth. How close are they? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 23, 2004

 

Frozen Smoke

What's as light as smoke but strong as a brick? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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