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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.

June 26, 2012

 

The ice is melting... fast!

The Arctic Is Warming Up!

Did you know that the Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the planet?

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 25, 2012

 

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The Glowing Moon

There's an interesting effect we can sometimes see regarding the moon. It happens when only a tiny sliver is visible shining on one side.

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 18, 2012

 

The sun up close - aren't the sun spots amazing!

Does The Sun Spin?

True or false? The sun spins.

January 10, 2012

 

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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

 

The earth would be so strange if it were shaped like a cube.

Why The Earth Is Round

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

October 19, 2011

 

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.

June 23, 2011

 

Collision Course (Planets)

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

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