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Student Biology Investigations Stream Live From International Space Station
2012-09-11 15:22:20

Several young researchers were incredibly excited when the latest Japanese cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station, in late July. Along with the usual food, clothing, and science investigations, the spacecraft delivered the two global YouTube Space Lab winning entries. Dorothy Chen and Sara Ma (from Troy, Mich.) and Amr Mohamed (from Alexandria, Egypt) won this opportunity to do research in the orbiting laboratory's microgravity environment -- while attending high school....

NASA Announces YouTube Space Lab Contest Winners
2012-03-23 04:04:11

NASA astronaut Suni Williams announced the winners of the YouTube Space Lab contest on Thursday. Dorothy Chen and Sara Ma from Troy, Michigan and Amr Mohamed from Egypt won the chance to see their science experiments performed on the International Space Station. Participants of the contest were asked to submit experiments that could be conducted in zero gravity by astronauts. Williams will be performing the two winning YouTube Space Lab contest experiments while on the Expedition 32...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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