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Sun May Be an Immigrant

Computer simulations of the galaxy's formation and evolution show that the sun may have originated far from where we find ourselves today. Steve Mirsky reports

September 17, 2008

Amateurs Help Pro Astronomers Sort Galaxies

One-hundred-fifty-thousand amateur astronomers are taking part in the Galaxy Zoo project (, helping professionals sort through a million telescope images to characterize galaxies. Cynthia Graber reports

September 11, 2008

The Science of Football

As the new NFL season kicks off, science greatly impacts life on the gridiron--from rehabilitating roughed-up players to making the right play calls

September 2, 2008