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Science Alert!

Vivian Baxter, Writer

December 13, 2018

NASA has reported that tonight the space rock 3200 Phaethon is causing a meteor shower at around 9 PM to 7 AM. Slooh Observatory will be recording a stream of the shower at 6 PM as well if you are unable to watch it outdoors. This meteor shower happens annually after bits of material from the space rock burn up in ...

Freshmen Science Fair Shows Students’ Creative Side

Jason La Kier and Joey Castrilli

February 2, 2017

The freshman science fair took place on January 23 in the cafeteria. The whole room was filled from wall to wall with students and their boards. Volunteer judges, who were mainly seniors and juniors, worked with teachers to get to ...

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