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Wildfires linked to human caused climate change

Wildfires linked to human caused climate change

Noelle W., Reporter December 14, 2021

In the U.S. alone, the National Interagency Fire Center reported that 44,647 wildfires have occurred. Devastatingly, these disasters have burned and affected 5.6 million acres of land. But what is causing...

How Carnivorous Plants Work

How Carnivorous Plants Work

Brian C., Reporter December 14, 2021

People have heard of carnivorous plants. They eat bugs, so most people get grossed out. However, many people don’t know how they actually do this. Carnivorous plants live in areas where the soil is nutrient-low....

L.A Brea Tar Pits

L.A Brea Tar Pits

Aron B., reporter December 14, 2021

Many unique attractions flood the Los Angeles area, such as Universal Studios, Disneyland, The Santa Monica Pier, and many others. These fun attractions seem to cause the more historical attractions to...

Evidence of Possible Planet Outside Milky Way

Evidence of Possible Planet Outside Milky Way

Isabelle P., Reporter December 14, 2021

 An exoplanet is a planet that orbits a star outside of one’s solar system. Over the past years, 4,500 exoplanets have been discovered in all, but these planets have only been found in the Milky Way...

Coral Breeding: Scientists Attempt to Reinvigorate Great Barrier Reef

Coral Breeding: Scientists Attempt to Reinvigorate Great Barrier Reef

Ivanna M., Reporter December 14, 2021

What if one day, the approximately 3% of freshwater on our earth went down to 1%? What lengths would people go to just for survival? A study revealed that from 2009 to 2018, about 14% of the coral in our...

How Are Stars Born

How Are Stars Born

Nicholas T., Reporter December 3, 2021

Stars are probably one of the most well-known astronomical objects in existence. They’ve starred in many blockbuster movies yet they’re still very tiny to the human eye. But the eyes can sometimes...

Nobel Prize for physics awarded for work on climate change

Nobel Prize for physics awarded for work on climate change

Enrique R., Reporter November 8, 2021

Three scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in physics. Their work explained how the climate is changing on Earth, how the climate is changing on Earth, and it also predicted the impact of global warming....

A space view of the flat Earth

Why Flat Earthers are Wrong

Ethan L., Reporter October 19, 2021

Many people around the world believe that the Earth is flat. They make conspiracy theories about Antarctica being a 150-foot tall wall of ice and how NASA spreads lies about Earth being round. Earth is...

A roller coaster

What’s so Thrilling About Thrill Rides?

Samantha C., Editor October 18, 2021

Roller coasters, drop rides, and pendulum rides are what come to mind when you hear “thrill ride.” These provide the stomach-dropping, eye-watering, and screaming sensations that many people love....

COVID-19 Vaccine

How do the Coronavirus Vaccines work?

Annette B., Editor February 1, 2021

During the winter of 2019, a new strain of Coronavirus emerged, and in the following months, it ravaged the world, causing a worldwide pandemic. The new strain was renamed SARS-CoV-2 but is commonly referred...

Gamma rays have the smallest wavelength in the electromagnet spectrum.

Two Gamma-ray Bursts Reach Record Levels

Naina B., Editor January 25, 2020

Recently scientists have recorded two gamma-ray bursts reaching a total of 5900 type Ia supernova, creating a record-breaking amount of energy photons. Type la supernova is just a type of supernova that...

Mars Rover

Mar’s InSight Rover

Jason M., Co-Editor-in-Chief December 19, 2018

After traveling through space for over 7 months, NASA’s InSight Rover safely landed on the surface of Mars on Tuesday. Scientists will be assessing any damage to the rover in the upcoming days and it...

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