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Spinning Eggs In Space

NASA astronaut Don Pettit did science experiments in Space that interested him--like testing whether raw and hard-boiled eggs spin differently in space (as they do on Earth).

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Solar Spotting

Using the Swedish Solar Telescope, a ground-based observatory, Goran Scharmer and colleagues probe the penumbra—that's the stringy structure around the perimeter of the dark part of the sunspot.

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Sputnik Anniversary

Fifty years ago, a little beeping ball stunned the world. Join Ira Flatow in this hour of Science Friday for a look back at Sputnik and its effect on the way we look at the world.

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