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Science: April 2012 Archives

What Makes That Movie Line Stick?

Posted by Cindy Grant

Some lines from movies stay with you, even if you've never actually seen the movie. Scientists are trying to figure out why that is.

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Moon Implicated in Titanic Disaster?

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Conditions were perfect for the Titanic's maiden voyage across the Atlantic, one hundred years ago. Still, we all know that the ship crashed in to a massive iceberg and slipped in to the deep, taking more than 15-hundred people with her. While human error was to blame, researchers are now suggesting nature may have led the liner to her tragic end. Michael Bhardwaj has that story.

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How Many Moons?

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

moons.jpgHow many moons does the Earth have? If you guessed one - you're off - by a factor of a thousand. New research suggests there may in fact be many, many moons out there ... only they're too small for most of us to see. The Night Sky Guy, Andrew Fazekas, explains.

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