Education Moves

A Helicopter on Mars!

As I write this NASA is preparing to fly the Ingenuity helicopter in the skies of Mars. The Ingenuity helicopter is a “technology demonstration” designed to show that controlled flight is possible in the thin atmosphere of Mars. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech Ingenuity had to be custom built to make this possible but it was made with... Read More

The Upside of Darkness

Call it a hunch, but I suspect you will be at home this Saturday looking for something to do. Well, you could join in a global movement to reduce our demand for fossil fuels by participating in Earth Hour 2020 ( Earth Hour is a movement that started back in 2007; the first event was... Read More

Mars InSight

I found myself standing cold and wet in Times Square on a very rainy Monday afternoon. I was there to witness the November 26th landing of the Insight Mars lander on the Nasdaq screen. Mars is one of our sister planets. Like Earth it possesses an atmosphere albeit a thin one, and similar to Earth,... Read More

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