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NASA’s BARREL Mission Released 20 Balloons To Help Answer Question About Space Weather
2013-05-21 12:07:08

In Antarctica in January, 2013 – the summer at the South Pole – scientists released 20 balloons, each eight stories tall, into the air to help answer an enduring space weather question: when the giant radiation belts surrounding Earth lose material, where do the extra particles actually go?

2013-05-18 23:14:06

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a May 24 visit to Harrison Elementary School, 6809 McCullom Lake Road, Wonder Lake, Ill., where the balloon crew will present an interactive educational program

2013-05-15 23:00:16

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a May 21 visit to the Jesse Owens Community Academy, 12450 S.

2013-05-14 23:00:47

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a May 20 visit to Timber Trails Elementary School, 1675 McDonough Road, Hoffman Estates, Ill., where the balloon crew will present an interactive educational

2013-05-13 23:29:14

Spark scientific curiosity with static electricity experiments for kids as featured on Kids Activities Blog.

2013-05-03 23:22:04

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a May 15 visit to Wildwood Elementary School, 6950 N.

2013-05-02 23:26:08

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a May 14 visit to Aurora Christian School, 2255 Sullivan Road, Aurora, Ill., where the balloon crew will present an interactive educational program developed

Helium Program Is Saved By House Vote
2013-04-29 05:07:31

Following a nearly unanimous vote in the US House of Representatives to keep it alive, the fate of a federal program overseeing the sale of the second-most abundant element in the universe will be in the hands of the Senate.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.