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  • Mysterious Cancer

    May 9, 2005

    Researchers agree that space radiation can cause cancer. They're just not sure how.

  • Solar Eclipse

    April 1, 2005

    On April 8th in North America crescent-shaped sunbeams will dapple the ground during a partial solar eclipse.

  • Saturn, all night long

    Jan. 12, 2005

    On Thursday, January 13th, Saturn will be 750 million miles from Earth--the closest we get to the ringed planet all year long.

  • Floating Back to School

    Aug. 12, 2005

    High school students and teachers are going to get a taste of astronaut training this fall. Would you like to join them?

  • Sights and Sounds of Titan

    Jan. 16, 2005

    The ESA Huygens probe parachuted to Titan on Jan. 14th, landed safely, and transmitted the first sounds and pictures from the surface of Saturn's giant moon.

  • Who's Afraid of a Solar Flare?

    Oct. 7, 2005

    Strange, but true: Solar flares can be good for astronauts.

  • Approaching Mars

    May 27, 2005

    Earth and Mars will have a breathtaking close encounter in October 2005.

  • En Route to Mars, The Moon

    March 18, 2005

    Why colonize The Moonbefore going to Mars? NASA scientists give their reasons.

  • Blue Skies on Saturn

    Feb. 17, 2005

    NASA's Cassini spacecraft has discovered another world with blue skies: Saturn.

  • Cutting Edge Physicsfor Us All

    March 9, 2005

    In April, people from all walks of life are invited to join top scientists at a unique conference to discuss the mysteries of modern physics.