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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

 

Galileo: Father Of Modern Science

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

January 13, 2011

 

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?

August 9, 2010

 

This is a multi-wavelength extreme ultraviolet snapshot of the sun taken by NASA's Goddard telescope on August 1st. Scientists can see lots of major activity including a C3-class solar flare (the white area on the left).

Sun Tsunamis and Northern Lights in the Summer!

August 1st, 2010 was a pretty exciting day on the surface of the sun: flares, tsunamis, and lift offs OH MY!

July 19, 2010

 

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

 

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

 

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.

May 21, 2009

 

How Far the Stars?

Ever wonder how far apart the stars are from one another? Find out a good way to tell on this Moment of Science.

March 3, 2009

 

Earth Collision, Hypothetically

It seems to be possible for planets in a stable solar system to somehow get off track and run into each other. Is our planet in danger?

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