It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Meteorite

Traveling at an estimated 33,000 mph, faster than the speed of sound, a 10-ton meteor broke into pieces above Earth on February 15, 2013. One meteorite hurtled onward toward Earth, streaking brilliantly across the sky above Chelyabinsk, Russia. Its shockwaves shattered more than 4,000 windows and engaged car alarms. Approximately 1,000 people sustained injuries. Scientists […]

Exploring Our Solar System

Many adults can recall as a child a strong sense of wonder as Project Gemini and soon after Project Apollo sent Americans to the moon. It was not only a triumph for America in the Cold War, but it was a triumph for all Americans. As Neil Armstrong took his first step on the moon, […]

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