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1998

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  • Earth microbes on the moon

    Sept. 1, 1998

    Three decades after Apollo 12, a remarkable colony of lunar survivors, who hitchhiked a trip to The Moonon Surveyor 3 - unprotected - are reexamined.

  • Halley's comet returns in bits and pieces

    Oct. 20, 1998

    Bits of Halley's comet make a reappearance Oct 21 and 22 during the the 1998 Orionids meteor shower. Debris particles from Halley will strike the Earth's atmosphere at 90,000 mph and cause as many as 20 shooting stars per hour.