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Posts tagged NASA

November 8, 2011

 

An artist's rendering of the Earth in glass

Earth’s Close Encounter

An asteroid will whiz by Earth at 29,000 miles per hour. That could cause a big impact, but do we really have anything to worry about?

January 13, 2011

 

A look at Lake Vostok's ice sheet

14 Million Years Old And Sealed Off From The World… Until Now

Russian scientists are eagerly waiting to explore Lake Vostok in Antarctica.

December 8, 2010

 

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NASA Discovers New Life Form

A new discovery suggests that living organisms may exist in places that scientists never before dreamed possible.

August 9, 2010

 

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Sun Tsunamis and Northern Lights in the Summer!

August 1st was a pretty exciting day on the surface of the sun: flares, tsunamis, and lift offs OH MY!

July 19, 2010

 

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Kamikaze Comet ‘Stars’ In New Science Video

We bet you have never seen a space video quite like this. No one has!

July 16, 2010

 

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What Is The Ideal Crop For Space Farming?

Outer space doesn't exactly provide ideal growing conditions, but one little fruit may be up to the challenge.

July 16, 2010

 

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Voyager 2 Is Oldest Man-Made Object In Space

Exactly how old is the oldest man-made object still floating in space?

July 6, 2010

 

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Astronomers Discover Some Pretty Cool Stars

After the country's most star-spangled holiday, NASA adds a few more to the stellar catalog.

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 26, 2009

 

Space shuttle in space

Shuttle Glow

Did astronauts Jack Lousma and C. Gordon Fullerton see a ghost aboard their shuttle back in 1982? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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