TRAPPIST-1 and the Seven Planets: We’re Not Alone March 1, 2017

NASA made a huge discovery — or seven of them, to be exact! This is big news in the search for extraterrestrial life, and the first time that this m

Then & Now: A Space Study February 12, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED: Last March, Scott Kelly, a NASA astronaut, landed back on Earth after calling outer space home for almost a year. Why was he out there

Bumblebees Have Been Listed! February 12, 2017

Picture this: You’re enjoying a day in the park with a nice popsicle in hand when all of a sudden something comes chasing you down. A bumblebee! “

Is Mars the Next Earth? February 12, 2017

In the 1960s, there was a “space race” that had space scientists racing to see which country would make the greatest strides in space discovery fi

More Than Just a Leak February 12, 2017

On Monday, February 7th, freeways in northern California were jammed with 100,000 people rushing to escape a possible flood, as a 30-foot wall, holdin

Then & Now: Shamu January 17, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED: Last year, SeaWorld announced that after 60 years of orcas (or killer whales) flying into the air and splashing happy families in the

What Drought? January 12, 2017

If you live in California and you think that it’s been raining and pouring and the old man has been snoring, you’re right! And if you think, “Go

Which Country Is the Best When It Comes to Recycling? December 19, 2016

It may seem like second nature now to throw your plastic bottle into a recycling bin, but it wasn’t long ago (just ask your parents!) when peopl

From Space Age to Garbage Age? December 3, 2016

Sputnik was a tiny satellite launched by the Soviet Union (now Russia) in 1957. It was tasked to do two simple things: 1) send beeping signals from ou