Nearly 40 years ago, two Voyager spacecraft left our planet carrying gold-plated records of information about Earth’s organisms and cultures. This activity challenges your students to craft a contemporary Golden Record of sounds, images, and information portraying the diversity of life and culture on Earth.
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Journalist Amy Nordrum outlines the week in science, including NASA's mission to collect a piece of an asteroid.
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