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Microgravity

WATCH: ISS Veteran Shows How Astros Pee, Poop In Space

Melissa Cronin | Posted 01.10.2013 | Science

Ever wondered what it's like to work, eat, and -- um-- go to the bathroom in microgravity 230 miles above the Earth's surface? Now's your chance t...

Astronauts' Height Changes While In Orbit, NASA Says

Posted 01.07.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 01/07/2013 07:36 AM EST on SPACE.com Astronauts in space can grow up to 3 percent taller during the time spent living...

WATCH: You'll Never Believe What's Levitating This Water

| Posted 09.13.2012 | Science

By Joanne Manaster From Argonne Labs comes this intriguing video demonstrating the acoustic levitation of liquids on a piece of equipment developed f...

WATCH: Zero-G Coffee Cup Lets Astronaut Sip In Space

Posted 02.10.2012 | Science

NASA astronaut Don Pettit will do anything for his morning coffee—even physics. Using a sheet of plastic from an overhead projector and a solid unde...

Freefalling (Possibly)

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 12.03.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

Events of September 27th, 2011 One of the reasons Boston University was so attractive to me was that they had several clubs related to astronomy and ...