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January 18, 2012


sun up close with sun spots

Does The Sun Spin?

True or false? The sun spins.

January 10, 2012


a hot air balloons flys past a snowy mountain

Hot Air: The Physics Of Rising Air

Learn more about the physics of hot air and why mountain tops are so cold.

December 30, 2011


cube earth

Why The Earth Is Round

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

October 19, 2011


earth made of clay

Global Warming: Is It Happening?

Global warming is a topic of political debate and scientific study these days. Is it happening? Scientists say the evidence is pointing in that direction.

September 9, 2011


solar system model

A Really Big Lump: How Gravity Created The Solar System

Learn about gravity, stars, and really big lumps on this Moment of Science.

June 23, 2011



Collision Course (Planets)

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

June 22, 2011



Where Did The Planets That Orbit Our Sun Come From?

Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Where did our planets come from?

February 23, 2011


jupiter and moons

Galileo: Father Of Modern Science

A Moment of Science gives a Science Hero Award to Galileo!

January 13, 2011


A telescope set up outside

Venus Glows In The Dark!

Venus may appear to glow under moonlight but the planet also glows in infrared light.

September 22, 2010



Auguste Mouchot, Solar Energy, And New Technologies

Have you heard about the great solar energy enthusiast, Auguste Mouchot?

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