Aug. 23, 2002
Astronautsonboard the International Space Stationare studying strange fluids that might one day flow in the veins of Robotsand help buildings resist earthquakes.
Aug. 21, 2002
Flames do something odd in space: they form tiny almost-invisible balls that might reveal the secrets of combustion here on Earth.
Aug. 13, 2002
Scattered around our planet are hundreds of creatures that have been to The Moonand back again. None of them are human. They outnumber active Astronauts3:1. And most are missing.
Aug. 9, 2002
This fact-filled science fiction tale, based on Jack London's "To Build a Fire," describes an astronaut's urgent search for something to drink on Mars.
Aug. 7, 2002
Like bugs streaking down the side window of a moving car, colorful Perseid Earthgrazers could put on a remarkable show before midnight on August 12th and 13th.
July 30, 2002
A big space rock will soon come so close to Earth that sky watchers can see it through binoculars.
July 26, 2002
An asteroid with almost no chance of hitting Earth made big headlines this week. Are we really in danger?
July 24, 2002
Beginning this week, the International Space Stationwill make a series of eye-catching passes over North America.
July 19, 2002
The Perseid meteor shower peaks this year on Aug. 12th and 13th. The warmth of northern summer makes it one of the year's most inviting sky shows.
July 16, 2002
Samples of fire moss that travel onboard the Space Shuttledo something odd: they spiral. Scientists say it's a clue to the fundamental inner workings of plant cells.