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June 28, 2011


chromium element

Missing Chromium: Inside Earth’s Crust

The Earth is made up of plenty of elements but Chromium is uncommon. This has scientists puzzled.

June 23, 2011



Collision Course (Planets)

Why are the planets where they are instead of somewhere else?

May 5, 2011


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Earth’s Climate In The Year 3000

The future does not look so bright. What can be done to help stop global climate change?

January 12, 2011


A model of the Earth

What Would Happen If An Asteroid Hit Earth?

In 1987, an asteroid came within six orbital hours of hitting earth. What happens if the timing is right?

December 8, 2010



NASA Discovers New Life Form

A new discovery suggests that living organisms may exist in places that scientists never before dreamed possible.

July 28, 2010



Why Do The Slowest Meteors Come In The Evening?

Why do meteors come when they do? What does the motion of the planet have to do with meteor speed?

June 22, 2010



Earth Has Love Handles!

Yes, it's true, Earth has "love handles!" Learn more about Earth's bulge...

February 18, 2010



Before Satellite Images, How’d We Know Earth Turned Every 24 Hrs?

Want proof the earth rotates on its axis every 24 hours?

December 28, 2009



Evolution In Action

Why did rainforests evolve so much more diversity than other parts of the globe?

November 26, 2009



X-Raying The Earth

Scientists are learning how to look at the inside of earth using earthquakes.

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