Whales Get Stranded in Australia March 30, 2018

Last week, 150 short-finned pilot whales became stranded on Hamelin Bay, a beach on the southwest corner of Australia. Unfortunately, it happened over

Will Science Help the Northern White Rhino Thrive Again? March 22, 2018

Can you save an endangered species from near extinction? The short answer is yes, and we’ve seen it happen with a number of animals, such as the pan

Physics, Cosmology, and A Sense of Humor March 16, 2018

One of the greatest physicists of all time, Stephen Hawking, died this week at the age of seventy-six. His investigation of the universe and explanati

Challenge Accepted: What’s Being Banned? March 16, 2018

Hey Kids! This is a brand new section of Xyza called, “Challenge Accepted!” What’s this section all about? We’re sharing some

Can Animals Get Homesick? March 9, 2018

The answer: absolutely. Similar to humans, animals can get homesick. Humans can feel sad and express a yearning to go home. Animals, on the other hand

Plastic Straws—You’re Not Welcome March 2, 2018

No more single-use plastic straws, stirrers, or cutlery! That’s right. Many environmental groups have been talking about the negative impact of stra

You’re Banned! March 2, 2018

This week, a top court in Germany issued a ruling that allowed cities to ban the use of diesel cars. Wait, ban an entire category of cars? What exactl

When a Couple of Plates Move … January 26, 2018

On Monday morning, people on the West Coast of the United States and Canada woke up to a rather startling surprise. An earthquake in the Gulf of Alask

The Total Solar Eclipse Was So 2017 … January 26, 2018

On January 31st, parts of the world will be treated to a viewing of a rare space phenomenon known as a “super blue blood lunar eclipse.” W

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