Has Science Fully Explained Sunshine?
sunrise, sun shine, dawn
August 30th, 2014
What makes our sun shine has been a mystery for most of human history.
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How NASA Is Tracking Earth's Melting Arctic Sea Ice (Video)
NASA's ARISE Mission
August 29th, 2014
A new NASA mission launched in the Arctic this week could help scientists learn more about Earth's changing climate.
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Film Students Play Starring Role in Stratospheric Balloon Launch (Video)
New York Film Academy Balloon Earth View
August 29th, 2014
When you think of the U.S. Air Force, the Federal Aviation Authority and the FBI, a team of starry-eyed film students may not necessarily come to mind as a potential partner for science.
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Labor Day Weekend Stargazing: See Moon, Mars and Saturn Meet Up
Moon, Saturn and Mars on Labor Day 2014
August 30th, 2014
Look up this Labor Day weekend to see a lovely celestial tableau in the southwestern part of the evening sky.
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LIGO Generations (Trailer)
This artist's illustration depicts the creation of gravitational waves from two orbiting black holes as ripples in space-time. In March 2014, astronomers announced the first detection of long-sought gravitational waves, though some critics now say the fin
August 29th, 2014
Four generations of researchers are on the hunt for gravitational waves.
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As Space Shuttle Discovery Turns 30, Smithsonian Curator Shares Orbiter Secrets
Space Shuttle Discovery at Udvar-Hazy Center
August 29th, 2014
NASA's retired space shuttle Discovery will mark the 30th anniversary of its first launch being admired by fans of all ages, according to the Smithsonian's curator charged with its care.
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