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NASA Space Place - March

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

Tracking Wildlife from Space

by Patrick Barry

It’s 10 o’clock, and do you know where your Oriental Honey Buzzard is?

Tracking the whereabouts of birds and other migrating wildlife across thousands of miles of land, air, and sea is no easy feat. Yet to protect the habitats of endangered species, scientists need to know where these roving animals go during their seasonal travels.


Nasa Space Place - February

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Invisible Spiral Arms

by Patrick Barry

At one time or another, we’ve all stared at beautiful images of spiral galaxies, daydreaming about the billions of stars and countless worlds they contain. What mysteries—and even life forms—must lurk within those vast disks?


NASA Space Place

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

The Red (Hot?) Planet

by Patrick L. Barry

Don’t let Mars’s cold, quiet demeanor fool you. For much of its history, the Red Planet has been a fiery world. (more…)