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Posts tagged jupiter

March 8, 2006

 

uranus_sign

Beyond That Planet

Nowadays everybody knows there are nine planets in our solar system, but that information was hard won.

June 27, 2005

 

Galileo

What makes Galileo our science hero? For one thing, he moved human knowledge forward against outstanding prejudice and even persecution. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 17, 2005

 

Moon Envy

Why does earth only have one moon, while other planets have many? Jupiter alone has nearly 40 moons! Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 13, 2004

 

Running Rings Around Us

Ever wondered what makes up Saturn's rings? Find out on this Moment of Science.

October 21, 2003

 

Vesta

Have astronomers found a new planet? Or is an asteroid in our midst?

September 27, 2003

 

Lake Vida

This means that the ice cover contains microorganisms that date back thousands of years; recently scientists found microorganisms that froze way back when Rome was founded.

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