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Join the SciFri Book Club regulars for a look back, er...up, at 'The Right Stuff.'
Dian Fossey’s classic account of her fieldwork is on the reading list this month.
Silent Spring revisited: Ira Flatow and Flora Lichtman host the first SciFri Book Club meeting.
Peer into the anxious mind of writer Daniel Smith with the SciFri Book Club.
The book club reviews Dava Sobel’s 2005 homage to the solar system.
In this month's Science Diction, we look at the origins of the word 'comet.'
The comet ISON, discovered by two amateur astronomers last year, will zoom past ...
The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is the first probe to touch down on a ...
The Rosetta spacecraft has detected the scent of a comet...and it stinks.
As Comet ISON skirts the sun, it could be destroyed—or emerge, even more spectac...
\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t