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September 19, 2011

 

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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?

July 15, 2010

 

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Geostationary Satellites, Rope, And Supplies From Earth

We've been imagining that we're sitting in a geostationary satellite. That's a satellite that orbits the equator at the same speed and direction.

July 14, 2010

 

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Would A Wide Rope Reach From Earth To A Geostationary Satellite?

If you want to reach from a geostationary satellite to earth using a rope does the rope's thickness matter?

July 13, 2010

 

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Could You Connect A Rope From A Geostationary Satellite To Earth?

Say you want to bring some supplies up to your satellite... could you just lower a rope down to earth and haul it up?

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