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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?

October 21, 2011

 

Large, full moon in black sky

That Big, Low-hanging Moon

That low-hanging moon looks like you can reach out and touch it, but it is actually further away than when it is at the sky's zenith, where it looks smaller!

October 14, 2011

 

Harvest Moon rising from threes

The Science Of The Harvest Moon

Why is that autumn moon so bright? The Earth isn't receiving anymore light than usual, the timing is just different!

July 7, 2011

 

telescope at the beach

Kepler’s Telescope Spots 2 Planets In Same Orbit. Should We Worry?

Kepler’s Telescope has detected over 1200 possible planets. But this discovery is unique. Scientists found two planets in the same orbit in a system!

November 19, 2010

 

a city with the moon above it

The Dark Side Of The Moon Does Not Exist!

There is no place on the moon that is completely dark. Learn why!

July 30, 2009

 

Earth's size compared to Titan

Sailing Titan’s Hydrocarbon Seas

Looking for a seaside vacation spot? Consider Saturn's largest moon, Titan. There's no chance of getting sunburned, but you'll want to take a heavy parka...

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