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Tomatosphere™ registration is now open for educators for the 2016-2017 school year! Tomatosphere™, which had almost 18,000 classrooms participate in 2014-2015, is a program that uses the excitement of space exploration to teach the skills and processes of scientific experimentation and inquiry.

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Would developing Star Wars technologies actually require breaking any laws of physics? Surprisingly, the answer is often no.

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This video, inspired by the film “The Martian” explores the psychological and physiological impacts of space on the human body.

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Gene Giacomelli, director of the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC), was excited to share the same challenges in growing crops as the fictitious Mr. Watney experienced while stranded on Mars, as depicted in the 2015 book and movie, "The Martian".

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To celebrate the release of Ridley Scott’s film The Martian, we’re highlighting some resources on CurioCity that can help you learn more about the challenges of getting to and exploring Mars.

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November 2, 2015 marks the 15th anniversary of the first crew living on the International Space Station. For the last fifteen years, there has always been at least two people living in space!

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Asteroid 2015 TB145 will be making a close approach to the Earth on Halloween. The asteroid was discovered by the PanSTARRS team, and first noticed by Rob Weryk from London, ON who is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Hawaii.

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In this case study, students will analyze video and print resources to explore the characteristics and potential effects of near-space objects in our solar system on the Earth.

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A rare spectacle was on display in the sky on the night of September 27-28, 2015: a total eclipse of a supermoon.

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Space food has changed over the years. Astronauts can enjoy such delicacies as beef stroganoff and re-hydrated spinach. But getting all this food ready to be eaten in a gravity-free environment is more complicated than you'd imagine.

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