Have you ever wondered if the International Space Station is zooming over your house? If so, check out Spot the Station on NASA.gov . You can sign up for alerts that will tell you when the station will be above your home, and where to look in the nighttime sky! The station will be very bright, and moves swiftly.… Continue reading Have you ever wondered if the International Space Station is zooming over your house?
Have you ever wondered how much cows fart? Or burp? Well, A LOT of people have. When a cow has gas, it releases methane, a compound that has a BIG impact upon the Earth. Since methane is a greenhouse gas that packs a lot of warming power, countries are required to estimate and control their… Continue reading Have you ever wondered how much cows fart?
If so, you’ll be fascinated to learn about a newly developed tool NASA scientists hope to use in the search for alien life in our solar system. The tool has been called a “chemical laptop,” because it is small enough to be transported easily by a rover, and has the ability to analyze samples for… Continue reading Have you ever wondered how scientists look for alien life?