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Log in to add favorite March 26, 2012 10:18 AM

Astronomers at the University of California, Santa Cruz are part of an international team that captured exciting first photos of a dwarf galaxy absorbing an even smaller galaxy. The photo above, captured by the Suprime-Cam in Hawaii, shows the…

Log in to add favorite March 21, 2012 3:46 PM

By Kim Mullin Children may feel like summer vacation is a distant dream, but July will be here before we know it. A summer science program can be the start of a lifelong interest and an enthusiasm about science that can continue into the…

Log in to add favorite March 19, 2012 6:10 AM

Nithin Tumma, a previous student mentor at Science Buddies, wins Intel Science Talent Search for cancer research project. Nithin Tumma, winner of this year's Intel Science Talent Search Each year, thousands of students complete science…

Log in to add favorite March 12, 2012 3:32 PM

Jackie, a tenth grade student and avid Girl Scout, is on a dual-headed quest to spark excitement about science in middle school students—and to earn the Girl Scouts' highest award. Jackie Rapport (pictured above) presented her plan for a…

Log in to add favorite March 5, 2012 9:39 AM

The project display board for a science project may be the last step before the fair, but don't underestimate its importance. Your display board may be one of hundreds on display. You want to make sure it summarizes your project and invites a viewer…

Log in to add favorite March 2, 2012 12:52 PM

A plane designed by John Collins set a new world record last week. Thrown by former football quarterback Joe Ayoob, the plane flew 226 feet, 10 inches in an indoor hangar on the McClellan Air Force Base, breaking the previous record by more than…

Log in to add favorite March 1, 2012 12:05 PM

If you did a chemistry project this year (that includes food sciences and biotech), you can enter your project in the Rosalind Franklin Chemistry Contest for a chance to win a cash award. You've already done the work, now it's time to show it…

Log in to add favorite March 1, 2012 9:04 AM

The night sky is offering up a rare show this week: five planets so bright that you can see them with the naked eye! Also for your viewing pleasure, Earth's moon will stay high in the sky several hours before setting, and two of the brightest stars, Sirius and Canopus, will each be at their highest point in the sky during 2012.

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