Space News

Sending Rosetta to the Surface

On September 30, 2016, the Rosetta spacecraft  joined the Philae lander on the surface of comet 67P. Scientists found evidence of organic compounds on the comet that could explain how life on earth began

Next Gen Space Observatory

The James Webb Space Telescope, equipped with instruments to study the near-infra red light waves of stars and galaxies, is set to launch in October of 2018 with a destination 1.5 million km from earth. 

"Ingredients" of Life on Earth?

On September 8, 2016, Osiris-REx launched from Cape Canaveral in pursuit of asteroid 101955 Bennu. The spacecraft will carefully gather a rock sample and then return to earth in the year 2023. Godspeed, Osiris REx!

The Solar System

The Solar System was formed within the Milky Way galaxy about 4.5 billion years ago when a molecular cloud of interstellar elements began to spin and heat up to the point that a gravitational implosion sparked the process of thermonuclear fusion … continue >

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World News

The United Nations


A new Secretary General of the UN is chosen by the General Assembly on recommendation from the Security Council. In 2016, Ban Ki-Moon will conclude his second five-year term and his replacement will take office on January 1, 2017 … continue >


Pro Sports in America


Football is arguably the most aggressive contact sport in America, providing fans with adrenaline pumping displays of speed and endurance.


Baseball has all the fast-paced action of hockey and basketball, yet it’s played outdoors in the sun and fresh air … the best of both worlds.


The competitiveness of the skaters and the fast-paced blocks and shots send the puck flying across the ice in the game of Ice Hockey.


The elite athletes in the NBA are superstars on the world stage as they play the game of basketball at its most competitive level.