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August 27, 2014

 

The sun, peeking through the thin line of Earth's atmosphere, photographed from the International Space Station.

The Dark Side of the Universe

The curved and expanding universe has no other "side," per se.

August 21, 2014

 

Elements of a galaxy from NASA photos

Colliding Galaxies

After growing increasingly distant, two galactic siblings—the Milky Way and Andromeda—will reunite (billions of years from now).

August 26, 2013

 

planets against a white background

The Color Of The Universe

Scientists have gathered detailed data measuring light from over 2,000 galaxies, some of which are up to several billion light years away from earth.

January 25, 2012

 

telescope

New Radio Telescopes Have Been Discovered: All About FAST

FAST is a new telescope that has panels that can shift position to create smaller curved dishes anywhere on its surface.

February 23, 2011

 

jupiter and moons

Galileo: Father Of Modern Science

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

June 27, 2005

 

Galileo

What makes Galileo our science hero? For one thing, he moved human knowledge forward against outstanding prejudice and even persecution. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Robot Attack

Are self replicating robots in our near future? Find out on this Moment of Science.

March 5, 2004

 

The Lowest Note in the Universe

What's the lowest note in the universe? The answer may surprise you. Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 11, 2004

 

The Lithic Principle

Is it true that if the laws of nature were changed even a little bit, there would be no people in the universe? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 6, 2004

 

The Fermi Paradox

Are there really alien civilizations out there that we don't know about? Find out on this Moment of Science: "The Fermi Paradox".

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