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Posts tagged perspective

April 3, 2012

 

a journal with a latin palindrome and the words

Getting It Backwards

Why are letters reversed in a mirror? Try this experiment with pen and paper.

April 2, 2012

 

a baby looking in the mirror

Reflection

You may notice in a mirror that words are backwards in the reflection, but it's actually more than words that are reversed; it's everything!

December 6, 2010

 

Comet with a blue tint

Tycho Brahe: Comet Investigator

How can you tell how far away stars, planets, and comets are without modern instruments?

August 3, 2010

 

Park benches in winter

What Is A Parallax And How Do You Calculate It?

You may have heard scientists use the term "parallax." Learn what a parallax is and how to calculate one!

July 17, 2007

 

Moon with cloud during the day

Werewolves, Relax

A full moon will never be seen during the middle of the day. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 31, 2005

 

How Far?

For a long time people have been fascinated by comets passing by the earth. How close are they? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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