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Posts tagged moons

July 29, 2015


crescent moon

Complex Life and the Moon    

Our moon stabilizes Earth's axis and makes for habitable conditions; but, scientists discover, life is still possible without moonlit nights.

December 7, 2012


silver telescope

Moon Found Orbiting Pluto

Pluto was demoted to dwarf planet status, but it still has moons. This new moon, called P5 for now, is the fifth moon found orbiting Pluto.

October 5, 2011


saturn, earth, moons

Oxygen-Rich, Cold, And May Have Life!

A Moment of Science looks at the many different moons in our solar system.

June 27, 2005



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.

December 13, 2004


Running Rings Around Us

Ever wondered what makes up Saturn's rings? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 16, 2004


The Time Before Fire

Did you know that there was a time before fire ever existed? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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