Ever wanted to fly across the universe? Cross the Milky Way? Find out what life is really like on Mars? Now you can, using the links below.

  • Sea and Sky
    Choose to investigate the last two great frontiers – the sea or the sky. Take a trip aboard the Starship Sagan for an exciting voyage through the Universe or join the Seasub Cousteau for a journey to the depths of the sea.
  • Secret Worlds: The Universe Within
    Move through space without leaving your chair! This site allows you to travel across the Milky Way, through space and finally back to Earth, each picture smaller to the power of 10 – interesting for mathematicians too.
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Lab rat conversations

Q. What did one lab rat say to the other?

A. "I've got my scientist so well trained that every time I push a buzzer he brings me a snack."