Eric Yoder

Dec. 28, 2012

Book Challenges Kids With Science-Based Mysteries

A father/daughter team has written a series of brain-teasers for science-minded students.

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Jan. 01, 2010

One Minute Math Mysteries

Grab your magnifying glass and your slide rule and get ready to solve some mathematical mysteries.

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Jan. 02, 2009

Mystified? Solve It With Science

A new book uses one-minute mysteries to get students energized about science.

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\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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