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December 7, 2012

 

Astronomers have been searching for planets that may contain water.

Moon Found Orbiting Pluto

Pluto was demoted to dwarf planet status, but it still has moons. This new moon, called P5 for now, is the fifth moon found orbiting Pluto.

November 7, 2012

 

Here is the Comet Hale-Bop

What Is The Difference Between Comets And Asteroids?

You've heard about comets and asteroids in space. What is the different?

July 20, 2012

 

Exoplanet Hunters at La Silla, Chile.

Scientists Are Discovering New Exoplanets Every Week

Did you know it seems we're discovering a new exoplanet every week?

July 19, 2012

 

Check out this amazing solar storm!

What Are Solar Tornadoes?

Solar tornadoes are solar gases swirling in monstrous formations deep within the sun's atmosphere, measuring the width of several Earths.

May 29, 2012

 

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Staring At The Sun: Watch The Sky On Tuesday, June 5th!

Watch our nearest planetary neighbor 'transit' across the sun on Tuesday. You're going to want to some good eye protection.

April 17, 2012

 

Make sure you ask the right questions to get where you want to go.

Problem Solving And Asking The Right Questions

Often problems, whether in math, science, or daily life, are hard to solve because we're not asking the right questions.

March 15, 2012

 

Hello there, Curiosity!

All About The Robot That Could: Curiosity

The Mars Science Laboratory mission is sending its largest rover to the red planet. That rover's name is Curiosity.

March 1, 2012

 

There's a lot more to this picture than what you can see.

Space, Hardly Empty

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

February 24, 2012

 

The supernova is the spiral-looking like object.

Get Ready For A New Type Of Supernova!

Supernovas explode with a bright burst of radiation, giving off as much energy in a few days as our sun will give off in its entire lifetime.

January 25, 2012

 

Telescopes are about to get a whole lot bigger!

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.

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