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September 30, 2014

 

This is a composite of a series of images photographed from a mounted camera on the Earth-orbiting International Space Station

Surviving Space

Bacterial spores, lichens and plant seeds were exposed to outer space conditions for 18 months, and lived to tell about it!

July 25, 2013

 

How Old Is The Surface Of Mercury?

Scientists have a new estimate for the geological age of one of Mercury's oldest regions.

June 12, 2013

 

Darwin’s Warm Little Martian Pond

NASA's Curiosity rover has found evidence for life-supporting conditions on ancient Mars.

May 30, 2013

 

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope was designed to search for habitable exoplanets

To Seek Out Strange New Worlds: The Kepler Space Telescope

The Kepler space telescope has shown us that we live in a galaxy full of Earth-sized planets.

December 11, 2012

 

lego spaceman in ice

Have You Heard About SpaceX?

Are you ready to go into space?

November 5, 2012

 

earth in shadow

Has The Earth Ever Been Hit By Space Rocks?

For billions of years, the Earth's only natural satellite has been bombarded with asteroids. Surely, it's been the target of space rocks in the past.

September 7, 2012

 

a space shuttle bathroom

How Do Astronauts Go To The Bathroom In Space?

After solving the problem of dining in space, astronauts need to think about the next natural step!

September 6, 2012

 

two astronauts sit while their burgers float in the air

Dining In Space

Would food fly off a plate in space? Would astronauts have digestive problems? Learn the science behind space food!

March 1, 2012

 

star cluster

Space, Hardly Empty

If recent research is correct, the blackness between stars harbors more excitement than you could possibly comprehend.

December 30, 2011

 

cube earth

Why The Earth Is Round

Why is the earth round? Why isn't it a cube or a pyramid?

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