Rocks, the New Source of Nitrogen
Nitrogen is a naturally occurring element that is essential in most of the compounds that allow life to exist. Plants use it to grow and humans use it in many things like fertilizers, steel manufacturing, cooling and to refine oil. A new study found what might be a new source of nitrogen. Almost 78 percent of the earth's atmosphere is nitrogen. The commonly known...Read More
Let’s Explore Venus!
Far away, 261 million kilometers away from Earth, sits our other next-door neighbor besides Mars, Venus. From its many volcanoes, hot temperatures, and its peculiar backward spin, Venus is one planet we don't hear much about recently but that doesn't mean we don't know about it. Strap on and put on some sunscreen because we are traveling 66,898,970 miles away from t...Read More
Happy Launching with NASA’s Launch Services Program(LSP) Schedule Manifest for 2018
Get ready! NASA is Launching six missions, six launching sites, in six different months and five different rockets all happening in 2018. The missions could not be any more different form one another. It’s been 15 years since LSP has had such a robust launch schedule for a single year. From Earth base missions to Solar System missions and here how you can keep up ...Read More
Precipitation Education: Engaging Students to Think Critically and Creatively
Fresh water is our most precious resource. While Earth is the water Planet, most of the water (97%) is salt water. Only 3% of the planets water is fresh water and only 1% is potable. Precipitation is the main source of the freshwater required by living things on the planet. (What’s up with Precipitation? https://pmm.nasa.gov/education/articles/understandi...Read More