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Posts tagged space

March 1, 2012

 

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Space, Hardly Empty

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

December 30, 2011

 

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Why The Earth Is Round

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

November 8, 2011

 

An artist's rendering of the Earth in glass

Earth’s Close Encounter

An asteroid will whiz by Earth at 29,000 miles per hour. That could cause a big impact, but do we really have anything to worry about?

September 19, 2011

 

Gold bar and coins.

Gold’s Explosive Genesis

Everyone knows what gold is, but the commodity's stellar origins might come as a bit of a surprise.

June 23, 2011

 

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Collision Course (Planets)

Why are the planets where they are instead of somewhere else?

October 1, 2010

 

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LEGO Being Used To Help Model Asteroid Mission

LEGO? Really? Yes, LEGO is being used as a model for an upcoming asteroid landing.

August 27, 2010

 

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27 Best Twitter Accounts For Science Lovers

Do you love Twitter? Well, @momentofscience compiled a list of top Twitter accounts all science lovers should follow. Who do you follow on Twitter?

August 26, 2010

 

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26 Facebook Science Pages You Should Check Out!

A Moment of Science gathered the best Facebook science pages for your pleasure. What are some of your favorites?

July 16, 2010

 

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What Is The Ideal Crop For Space Farming?

Outer space doesn't exactly provide ideal growing conditions, but one little fruit may be up to the challenge.

July 16, 2010

 

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Voyager 2 Is Oldest Man-Made Object In Space

Exactly how old is the oldest man-made object still floating in space?

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