Dinner Table Conversation: Should You Eat Beans or Beef? October 19, 2017

You probably realize how small actions can make a big impact. For example, by bringing a reusable bag to the store instead asking for a plastic bag, y

A Monkey, a Selfie, and a Courtroom September 29, 2017

In 2015, a British wildlife photographer, David Slater, set up a camera in the jungles of Indonesia. Soon, a curious Celebes crested macaque monkey st

Take a Wild Guess September 20, 2017

Trivia time! How many new species are discovered in the Amazon in a single year? Two? Maybe three? Well, you might be shocked to know that a two-year

The “American Space Ninja” is Back! September 16, 2017

Called the “American Space Ninja,” NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson finally made it back to Earth after a record 288 days in space—that̵

Dinner Table Conversation: If a monkey takes a selfie with your camera, who owns the picture? September 15, 2017

In 2015, a British wildlife photographer, David Slater, set up a camera in the jungles of Indonesia. Soon, a curious Celebes crested macaque monkey st

Cassini’s Grand Finale September 15, 2017

It happened in spectacular fashion. On Friday, September 15th, around 6:30 a.m. Eastern Time, the Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn’s atmospher

Crash! Boom! Bang! September 13, 2017

Seen the sun lately? Yes, the moon and sun put on a spectacular show a few weeks ago, creating a total solar eclipse that made millions of people ooh

A Hidden Figure No More August 26, 2017

Katherine Johnson, an African-American physicist and mathematician and also one of NASA’s “computers,” or someone who made math calculations for

Junior Reporters Get Answers About Space August 16, 2017

Who doesn’t have questions about space, right? With the total solar eclipse making its appearance in a few days, we thought it’d be fun f

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