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Asteroid passes Earth without damage

Willy Walker, Science/International Editor

February 21, 2020

All of human life seemed on the brink of extinction on Feb. 15, at least according to several major news outlets when reporting of an incoming asteroid. In reality, Earth’s moon is 15 times closer to Earth than the asteroid was. Asteroid 2002-PZ39...

‘Hidden Figures’ lecture focuses on Katherine Johnson’s life

Jake Wamsley, News Editor

February 28, 2019

Keeping with the spirit of a liberal arts education, Allegheny students gathered last week for a lecture that combined mathematics, space travel and social justice.     Talitha Washington, associate professor of mathematics ...

Questions of religious freedoms take off at NASA

Rachel Belson, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2016

Over the years, NASA has hosted a variety of non-NASA-affiliated organizations and group conferences in its buildings, so long as NASA employees hold these meetings and events on their own time. These groups might cover things such ...

Water on Mars, could there be life?

Emily Greene, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

Scientists recently discovered evidence of liquid water on Mars. It has long been suspected that Mars was once home to large bodies of standing water, however, it was recently found that Mars is home to more than just the froz...

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