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October 9, 2007


Goldfinch Fly-By

Flicker Fusion Frequency

Have you ever seen one bird chasing another through the air at breakneck speed, and wondered how it keeps from colliding with branches?

June 30, 2005


Flying the Jet Stream

Flying west to east is faster than flying east to west, but why? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 22, 2004


Cosmic Radiation

Did you know that cosmic radiation is up to one-hundred times greater at cruising altitude than on the ground? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


Flying Snakes

Given the hundreds of thousands of different animals inhabiting our planet, the list of those that can fly is quite small. “Fly Snakes” on today’s Moment of Science.

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