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Log in to add favorite September 28, 2009 11:21 AM

10 Days and Counting! The countdown is on! LCROSS' projected lunar impact will occur on October 9, 2009 at 11:30 UT (7:30 a.m. EDT, 4:30 a.m. PDT), +/- 30 minutes. If you've been tracking the LCROSS Mission, you…

Log in to add favorite September 25, 2009 10:58 AM

"Earth" as photographed by Project Icarus' weather-balloon-toted camera at 93000 feet. (Photo used with permission. http://space.1337arts.com/) A recent CNN story highlights the spirit of ingenuity and determination that…

Log in to add favorite September 21, 2009 9:25 AM

Last spring, Science Buddies announced in a teacher newsletter that applications were being accepted for Northrop Grumman Foundation's Weightless Flights of Discovery Program. Last week, the 30 teachers selected for the "zero-gravity" flight, a…

Log in to add favorite September 16, 2009 9:29 AM

Hi everyone my name is Brian Hayes. I am going to be a guest teacher blogger here at Science Buddies sharing my experiences as I attempt to start up and run a science fair at my school this fall. Here is a little about me so you know who you're…

Log in to add favorite September 15, 2009 12:46 PM

The 25th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day is this Saturday, September 19, 2009. Part of the California Coastal Commission's Adopt-a-Beach initiative, California Coastal Cleanup Day encourages volunteers of all ages to head to the beach to help…

Log in to add favorite September 14, 2009 8:37 AM

Courtney was live as resident "Science Mom" on ABC's "View from the Bay" last week. Tune in as she talks about science literacy, the basics of earthquakes, tectonic plates, P-waves, and the importance of putting real-world science into…

Log in to add favorite September 8, 2009 12:17 PM

Photo of Tuthankamen's burial mask. Source: Wikipedia Commons Without a doubt, King Tut, the boy who became a Pharoah at age nine, is one of the most familiar icons of Ancient Egypt. From a young age, students are regaled…

Log in to add favorite September 2, 2009 10:09 AM

Photo: Kenneth Hess, 2009. Specs: Nikon D2x, 10.5mm f/2.8 fisheye lens, 60 second unguided exposure at ISO 1600. I recently spent a new moon weekend with 350 amateur astronomers camped in a field near Adin, California, one of the…

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