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May 27, 2014

 

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Why Moths Fly Toward Lights

Summer is nearly here. Ever wonder why moths fly toward bright lights? Find out on today's Moment of Science.

October 25, 2013

 

Photo of a theme park ride called Riptide

How Rip Tides Got a Bad Rap

Rip tides have taken on mythical proportions as killer waves.

October 10, 2013

 

multicolored coral under the sea

Years Ago, The Year Was 400 Days Long

Scientists have found fossil evidence from tropical corals that existed at that time, and they have about 400 daily growth rings per year.

August 29, 2013

 

three astronauts waiting to go into space

Zero Gravity, Does It Exist?

Is there such a thing as zero gravity?

July 25, 2013

 

How Old Is The Surface Of Mercury?

Scientists have a new estimate for the geological age of one of Mercury's oldest regions.

February 5, 2013

 

footprint on the moon's surface

Why Don’t Marks On The Surface Of The Moon Disappear?

When Neil Armstrong took his "one small step", the impression he made was lasting.

January 1, 2013

 

the sea with a boat in the distance

How Far Away Is The Horizon?

The horizon line can be a tricky thing to measure...

October 19, 2012

 

moon craters up close

Create Your Own Moon Craters!

What makes science really fun is when you get to do things yourself, so today we're going to be making moon craters.

May 29, 2012

 

venus transit 2004

Staring At The Sun: Watch The Sky On Tuesday, June 5th!

Watch our nearest planetary neighbor 'transit' across the sun on Tuesday. You're going to want to some good eye protection.

December 30, 2011

 

cube earth

Why The Earth Is Round

Why is the earth round? Why isn't it a cube or a pyramid?

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