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Walking on the Moon
July 20th, 2021

On this very day 45 years ago, men walked on the moon for the first time. Even though they walked around for only 2 1/2 hours after 4 days of flying, they left their mark (and footprints!). For more moon math, click “Read More.”

Earth Takes a Selfie
April 22nd, 2021

We’ve all seen photos of Earth: the blue parts are water, the green and brown parts are land, and clouds show up as white swirls. But have you ever seen a picture like this made up of pictures people took of themselves? Read on to see how the Earth selfie was made, and picture the math in this cool art!

Smiley Face in Space
February 18th, 2021

When you look up at the sky, sometimes you can see shapes in the stars. Well, when one woman looked through her telescope, she discovered galaxies and moving stars which looked like a smiley face! Read on to shoot for the stars with the math in star pictures and the shapes they make when you use your imagination.

Stairway to the Moon
October 18th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Quinn F. asked us, how many stairs would you need to walk to the Moon? Read on to find out, and step up with the math behind this fun fan question!

Big Bad Sun
September 5th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Evy H. asked us, how much does the Sun weigh? Read on to find out, and weigh in on the math in outer space objects!

Three Birthdays Every Day
August 22nd, 2020

We have to wait a whole 365 days for our birthdays to come around again. But what if we lived on a planet where we only had to wait a few hours? Well, there’s one planet out there where this could happen! Read on to find out more about Kepler-78b, and do the math to see how often you’d get to eat cake and celebrate.

Magical Midnight Moon
June 5th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Isaac I. asked us, how many pencils would we have to line up to reach the Moon? With tonight being a full Moon, it’s the perfect time to stack up pencils and figure out! Read on to find out – and do the moon math.

Watch Out for Space Junk
May 24th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Chloe H. asked us a great question: how many times could you fly around the world in a spaceship in one day? Read on to find out, and fly through the space math!

Counting the Stars
November 7th, 2019

When it’s really clear at night and there aren’t a lot of lights around, you can look up at the sky and see lots and lots of stars. But you’d be amazed by just how many star are up there that your eyes can’t see! Read on to count up the stars and be star-struck by the math in the sky.

Are Rockets Fast or Slow?
October 19th, 2019

Of course rockets are fast – or are they? Do they go as fast on the ground as they do in air? Or would you be able to beat a rocket in a race around your town? Read on to rocket through the math in space shuttles!

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