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Posts tagged sun

June 23, 2011

 

solar_system

Collision Course (Planets)

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

June 22, 2011

 

Mars

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

 

sunset

Auguste Mouchot, Solar Energy, And New Technologies

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

August 9, 2010

 

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Sun Tsunamis and Northern Lights in the Summer!

August 1st was a pretty exciting day on the surface of the sun: flares, tsunamis, and lift offs OH MY!

July 19, 2010

 

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Kamikaze Comet ‘Stars’ In New Science Video

We bet you have never seen a space video quite like this. No one has!

April 5, 2010

 

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From Galileo To Modern Times, What Do We Know About Sunspots?

Have you ever seen pictures of the sun and wondered what those dark spots were? They're sunspots!

July 13, 2009

 

Colorful effect of the aurora borealis in Canada

The Northern Lights Or Fluorescent Light?

The next time you long for the romance of the northern lights, switch on a fluorescent lamp! There may be less mystique, but the principle will be the same.

June 1, 2009

 

Snake slithering across a road

Why Are There So Many Dead Snakes in the Road?

Ever wonder why there are so many dead snakes in the road? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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