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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Thursday, January 10, 2013

So, who's up for grabbing lunch in Tokyo today?   Yes, Tokyo, Japan.  Well, today this may not be a possibility, but scientists are working on new plane designs that could make this lunch date a distinct possibility.   XCOR, a rocket engineering firm, has announced...
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Thursday, January 3, 2013

So, who’s up for grabbing lunch in Tokyo today? Yes, Tokyo, Japan. Well, today this may not be a possibility, but scientists are working on new plane designs that could make this lunch date a distinct possibility. XCOR, a rocket engineering firm, has announced the...

Friday, September 14, 2012

How does the weather affect you? What tools do meteorologists use to study weather? Learn the symbols used to show rain, tornadoes, cold fronts and much more. How does air pressure affect the weather? Make your own forecast!
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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

See some exciting phase changes using liquid nitrogen! Watch wide-eyed as pennies shatter, balloons shrink and plants crumble.
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Chemistry is at its coolest when it's put to action! Witness four different types of chemical reactions. See colorful flames, a foam fountain and a rainbow in a tube! Learn the difference between exothermic and endothermic reactions and watch as a colorless liquid solution changes to blue...
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What is Earth’s ultimate energy source?  Follow heat distribution as you investigate ocean currents.  How do scientists monitor the Earth’s atmosphere from space?  Look at global temperature over the last century - do you notice a significant change?  See images...
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View weather, earthquakes, snow cover, ocean temperature and more in near real time. Find out how scientists collect this data. See an astronaut’s view of the earth at night – can you name the major cities? Observe a day of airplane traffic across the globe.  See the Earth like...
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Animated images of atmospheric storms, climate change and ocean temperature are shown on the sphere, illuminating sometimes complex environmental processes in a captivating way. 
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Friday, September 7, 2012

What do pennies, tennis balls and roses have in common? They can all be shattered after liquid nitrogen is poured on them. Now that’s supercool!


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