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April 22, 2011

 

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Beyond That Planet: Our Solar System

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

February 23, 2011

 

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Galileo: Father Of Modern Science

A Moment of Science gives a Science Hero Award to Galileo!

January 18, 2011

 

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How To Calculate The Speed Of Light

Learn how Ole Roemer learned that light does take time to travel.

June 22, 2010

 

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Earth Has Love Handles!

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

April 9, 2007

 

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A Message from Afar

How can scientist know so much about the sun's heliosheath without being able to go there?

December 19, 2006

 

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Below the Belt

What is the difference between an asteroid and a comet?

March 8, 2006

 

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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.

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