In 1987 an asteroid measuring a half a mile in diameter came by, missing our planet by a measly six orbital hours. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
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When dinosaurs ruled the earth, the Tyrannosaurus Rex ate just about anything it wanted. But did that include other T. Rex?
The topic of Today's Moment of Science is fossilized fecal matter. You heard me. Fecal matter, feces, poop, whichever you prefer.
In his book Cosmos, the late scientist Carl Sagan talks about the way in which the earth is regularly struck by material from outer space. These collisions with space debris can be minor–as in a shooting star on a summer night–or amazingly destructive, as in the collision that probably killed off the dinosaurs. Thankfully, the […]
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