Did Pele Do It? May 11, 2018

Do you believe in gods and goddesses? Some Hawaiians do, and they attribute the latest earthquakes and volcanic activity on the Big Island of Hawaii t

Clean Up On Aisle Pacific Ocean … May 4, 2018

Remember the story about millions of pieces of garbage in the Pacific Ocean? Well, there’s a plan to clean it up run by a company called The Ocean C

A Telescopic Happy Birthday April 28, 2018

Launched on April 24th, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope is the first major optical telescope placed in space. Operating now for twenty-eight years an

Complaints Curb Fee Hikes … For Now April 27, 2018

Last year, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke proposed raising the entrance fee for seventeen of the most popular national parks—and we’re not talking

Rubber Duckies Are Caught Red-handed April 7, 2018

Scientists have been studying germs for decades. They want to know what causes germs to spread, how they live and grow, how to get rid of them, and wh

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

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