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The Latest News & Entertainment Is Blinding Us With Science

Okay, Internet conspiracy theorists (you know who you are), try this on for size: the news that there's water on Mars is part of a recent media-driven plot to celebrate science.After all, why...

September 30, 2015

NASA Summer of Innovation and Grant

This week's Tech Thursday features NASA’s Summer of Innovation program, which is intended to keep kids engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) throughout the summer by supporting...

May 30, 2013

Solar Eclipse Today - Watch Online or On App

If you are dreading the daily commute, today is a good day to avoid it by leaving work early or hanging around the office for a few extra minutes for some free sci-fi entertainment a la Mother Nature...

May 9, 2013

Meteor Strike Tonight on NOVA

On February 15, 2013 the largest asteroid since the Tunguska event (also in Siberia) of 1908 collided with Earth. This time, literally thousands of video images were captured of the event providing...

March 27, 2013

Tech Thursday: The Secret Lives of Scientists

NOVA has a fascinating series that explores the real lives of real scientists, The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers. In a set of three to five interviews with each scientist, you get a feel...

March 7, 2013

Watch That Asteroid Flyby Right Here

Space seems to be pelting the earth with stuff. Earlier this morning a meteor hurdled past Russia’s Ural Mountains, causing explosions and hurting hundreds. This afternoon a small asteroid named...

February 15, 2013

Vote to Name Pluto’s Moons

The SETI Institute has provided educators with a way to engage the Common Core's integrated subjects approach and multimedia in the classroom. They recently discovered two more “tiny” moons orbiting...

February 14, 2013

Tech Thursday: See the Space Station from Your City

The International Space Station (ISS) has had crew continuously onboard for 12 years. To commemorate the occasion and get everyone else in on the celebration, too, NASA has created a web app that...

December 12, 2012

Geminid Meteor Shower This Week

The Geminid meteor shower has given a remarkable annual display around mid-December every year since it was first noticed in 1830. While the meteor shower will be visible from December 10-16, the...

December 11, 2012

Mars Rover Virtual Field Trip

Discovery Education is bringing us a new virtual field trip, Journey to the Extreme: Your VIP Pass to Mars. This time, they’re heading to space to explore the Mars rover, Curiosity, and its journey...

December 11, 2012