Nation’s most sweeping law to phase out single-use plastics approved by California lawmakers

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Striking a blow against a pernicious form of pollution, California lawmakers on Thursday passed the nation’s most far-reaching restrictions on single-use plastics and packaging, with Gov. Gavin Newsom expected to sign the bill Thursday. The legislation off a November ballot measure that many lawmakers and the plastics industry hoped to avoid, … Read more

Perseverance Begins the Next Phase of its Mission, Studying an Ancient River Bed on Mars

On February 18, 2021, NASA’s Perseverance (Percy) Rover successfully landed in the dried-up lakebed known as Jezero Crater on Mars, beaming back images and video of its descent and landing to millions of space living on the planet that built and launched fans This incredible robotic explorer. With this landing came enormous excitement for a … Read more