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Fly Me to the Moon – on Apollo 11
August 23, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: jlcwalker This weekend, “Fly me to the Moon” – the first animated film created in 3D – debuts in the Wortham IMAX Theatre. The movie follows the story of three flies as they board the famous Apollo 11 space shuttle and blast off to the moon. The “flyboys” (complete with tiny space suits […]

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August 22, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

In case you were wondering about notable science events that occured the week following August 22… On August 24, 79 A.D. Mount Vesuvius erupted, covering the cities of Pompeii (hopefully you had the chance to see the exhibit here in Houston at the Museum of Fine Arts), Herculaneum, and Stabiae under volcanic ash. The city was […]

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August 15, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

In case you were wondering about notable science events that occured the week following August 15… photo credit: kathycsus Is there intelligent life out there? On August 15 of 1977, The Big Ear, a radio telescope that acts as part of the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI) picked up a signal from deep space. The characteristics […]

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July 25, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

In case you were wondering about notable science events that occured the week following July 25… On July 25, 1909, Louis Bleriot made the first airplane flight across a body of water, crossing the English Channel in 37 minutes. The Wright brothers had invented the plane only six years before. Bleriot is also credited with inventing […]



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