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March 18, 2009

 

Star Trek's Enterprise ship

Star Trek Tricorders, For Real

Of course, most of the technology on Star Trek doesn't exist for real. But at least one cool bit of Star Trek science has been made real.

June 24, 2008

 

Mars & Phobos

The Colonization Conundrum

You want to build a spaceship that can travel from Earth to the newly established colony on Mars, but there's no way a human crew can survive the trip.

April 17, 2007

 

mars

Mars Attack

It was a great moment in the history of NASA, especially since people had been working so long at trying to get a probe to Mars

March 26, 2007

 

apollo 17 astronauts training

Killed by the Sun

The sun may be far away, but its solar flares still present a deadly risk for astronauts going to the moon.

December 19, 2006

 

asteriods Ida and Dactyl

Below the Belt

What is the difference between an asteroid and a comet?

May 3, 2005

 

Squished by a Mountain

Mount Everest is five-and-a-half miles high. Pretty impressive, unless you live on Mars. 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?

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