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Posts tagged radiation

April 21, 2008

 

Two-story tall greenhouse

Why Is a Hothouse Hot?

Touch the inside surface of a window on a cold day and you can see that glass is bad at keeping out cold. Why does glass work so well for building hothouses?

March 26, 2007

 

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Sentinel of the Sun

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

March 26, 2007

 

apollo 17 astronauts training

Killed by the Sun

The sun may be far away, but its solar flares still present a deadly risk for astronauts going to the moon.

October 9, 2006

 

people place luggage on belt before stepping through gate

A March through an Electromagnetic Arch

What happens as you and your bag pass through an airport security gate?

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