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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.

December 11, 2008

 

Earth seen from space

Terrestrial Planet Finder

Most extrasolar planets are about the size of Jupiter, not Earth. So, is Earth's size and orbit unique?

November 5, 2008

 

Crayfish in Water

Urine Signalling, Part 2

We found that lobsters and crayfish communicate by shooting streams of urine into each others' faces. Now, we look at urine signaling from the receiver's end.

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.

April 17, 2007

 

mars

Mars Attack

It was a great moment in the history of NASA, especially since people had been working so long at trying to get a probe to Mars

March 26, 2007

 

image of solar flare

Sentinel of the Sun

How will future space explorers protect themselves against dangerous solar flares?

January 9, 2007

 

a microimage of nematodes

Exogenesis

What is exogenesis? Is it possible that life on earth did not begin here... on earth?

November 21, 2006

 

Apollo astronaut by the US flag planted on the moon

Whose Moon?

Another space race? Probably not, but space programs around the world are making exciting plans for the moon.

November 14, 2006

 

a 1959 soviet stamp depicting the Luna 2 moon landing

You Can Just Crash at My Place

Most of us picture astronauts bouncing gracefully on the moons surface, but what we don't see are the crash landings!

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