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The Invention of the Telescope and How We See Deep Into Space

- 28 April 2017

Have you ever tried to look at an object far away and make out its details? Our eye unassisted can only see objects clearly a few meters away. With the assistance of mirrors and special lenses a telescope will make the object appear closer to your eyes. Read on to find out who invented the telescope and how it has assisted scientists peering into the depths of space.

Johannes Kepler Laws of Planetary Motion

- 28 April 2017

Imagine for a moment that you lived in the year 1594. The telescope has not yet been invented. You believe that the Earth is the center of the universe. Then, a mathematician comes along and states that the sun is at the center of the universe. Would you believe this person? He also states that the moon controls the tides. What would you think? Read on to learn more about Johannes Kepler and his applied laws to planetary motion.

Gods of the Sun and Moon

- 21 April 2017

Have you ever read stories about the ancient Gods and Goddesses from different groups of people? They often created these Gods to explain the reason the sun rose or the moon eclipsed. Read on to learn more the Sun and Moon Gods.

International Space Station Fun Facts

- 21 April 2017

How easy is it for you to brush your teeth in the morning? Can you easily wash your face? What if the water coming from your faucet started to float? These are some of the things that the astronauts on the International Space Station deal with on their mission. Read on to learn more about the International Space Station.

Inventions from Space NASA SPINOFF

- 14 April 2017

Have you ever had a fever? How did the Dr. take your temperature? With a thermometer right. Was it placed in your ear? If so, that thermometer was originally invented for use in space. Read on to learn more about the space inventions we use here on earth.

Traveling the Surface of the Moon by Car

- 8 April 2017

Imagine trying to drive on the moon. What would your vehicle look like? What would your tires be made of? How fast could you go?  For astronauts to learn about the moon, scientists developed a special car to travel its surface. Read on to find out interesting facts about the Lunar Roving Vehicle.