Fake News! Read All About It? December 4, 2016

Picture this: you’re walking by the school bulletin board and pause to read all of the things pinned to it, especially the article about space! Now

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

Can You Vote from Outer Space? November 16, 2016

Yes, and astronaut Shane Kimbrough did just that 259 miles above Earth. Out of this world, right? (Pun very much intended.) Millions of people mailed

Nobel Prize: A Prize for Changing the World October 11, 2016

What do molecules, math, self-destroying cells, an agreement, contracts, and songs have in common? Yes, they’re all cool, but these things are also

Is It Possible…to Live on Mars? October 11, 2016

Yes, and people are making it happen! In September 2016, Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla (an electric car company) and SpaceX (a company that manufact

Is It Possible…for Taxis to Drive Themselves? October 11, 2016

The short answer is: yes — and it’s coming sooner than you might think! Last month, the lucky people of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania got the chance to

Who Broke the Internet? October 11, 2016

It happened on an unsuspecting Friday when all of a sudden people couldn’t access popular websites like Twitter, Net ix, Spotify, and Amazon. Oh, th

How Cool Is This? A Drone for Pope September 11, 2016

Earlier this month, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan visited Pope Francis at the Vatican. During their visit, they gave him a model of the

Is It Possible…to Create a Wind Farm in the Ocean? September 11, 2016

Yes and it has been done! Wind turbines are large windmill-like objects that create electricity from wind. Wind turns the large blades of the wind tur