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August 17, 2010

 

NASA Spaceship blasting off

Could Today’s Sewage Be Tomorrow’s Rocket Fuel?

Fact or fiction: Scientists may have found a way to power a rocket using poop. Fact!

July 26, 2010

 

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Jules Verne: Our Science Hero Award Winner

Check out our science hero award winner... Jules Verne!

January 3, 2005

 

A Stationary Satellite, part 2

Learn about stationary satellites on this Moment of Science.

October 28, 2003

 

Why Aliens Won’t Eat Us

Could aliens come down to earth to eat us? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Rocket Roach

There are few insects more reviled than the cockroach. Maybe we’re just jealous: cockroaches were around long before humans, and will continue to do their thing long after our species has gone the way of the woolly mammoth.

September 27, 2003

 

The Space Elevator

Visionaries began to seriously consider space elevator fantasies in the 1960s. But it was only in the past decade that scientists discovered material strong enough to construct an elevator cable capable of surviving the rigors of supporting a large chamber as it climbs into space.

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