Monday, January 23, 2012

The brain behind the game | Science News for Kids

With March Madness right around the corner, basketball-watching season is in full swing... Devoted fans aren’t the only ones watching pro basketball players and other athletes... Researchers are finding that during critical moments of the game, a player’s brain uses information differently than a fan’s, coach’s or other onlooker’s. Read more from Science News for Kids!
The brain behind the game | Science News for Kids

Saturday, November 05, 2011

Elements 110, 111, and 112 get names!

Newly discovered elements get official names from the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics. Up until now, elements 110, 111, and 112 only had temporary names. Now, their officially named

  • dermstadtium
  • roentgenium
  • copernicium

Read more in this article from USA Today

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The last space shuttle landed!

End of an era: Last space shuttle comes home

Friday, July 08, 2011

Japan Tsunami

FOR KIDS: Tsunami’s Trek Traced In The Sky - Science News
Remember the tsunami and earthquake in Japan last March?

Will the last shuttle launch today?

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Stay tuned!

Thursday, July 07, 2011

The Last Shuttle

Shuttle Atlantis poised for final mission | News - Cutting Edge - CNET News
The last flight of the Space Shuttle is set for Friday, to return on July 20, anniversary of Apollo 11's first landing on the moon.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Earthquake in the South Pacific

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Monday, March 21, 2011