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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...

June 5, 2009


Moon over colorful cityscape

Why Doesn’t the Moon Fall Down?

Contrary to what fairy tales tell us, there is nothing holding the moon up in the sky. So why doesn't it fall down? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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.

March 3, 2009


Planet Earth seen from space

Earth Collision, Hypothetically

It seems to be possible for planets in a stable solar system to somehow get off track and run into each other. Is our planet in danger?

January 21, 2009


Competing rowing teams

Rowing in Space

NASA is planning to send astronauts back to the moon for long missions. How are the astronauts going to stay in shape in zero or low gravity?

January 2, 2009


Astronauts on the Moon

The Dangers of Lunar Dust

NASA is planning to send astronauts back to the moon fairly soon. However, there are a few kinks to work out, like what to do about moon dust.

June 15, 2008


A Photograph of the Moon

The Vibrating Moon

The startling experience of five British monks from the twelfth century who saw an enormous explosion occur on the moon. The moon still be vibrating today.

June 15, 2008


An Photograph of the Moon

They Saw the Moon Go Boom

How many times have you actually seen a star explode or a asteroid at night? Have ever learned about how the records of these events are taken? Then tune in.

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