News & Notes

This Tough Material Is Stronger Than a Diamond

Diamonds may be the hardest natural substance on Earth, but scientists at North Carolina State University have created a substance that’s harder — and brighter — than the famous gemstone. Scientists say that Q-carbon could

News & Notes

Don’t Forget To Celebrate Pi Day on March 14

Math lovers around the world observe Pi Day annually on March 14 — chosen because it resembles the mathematical constant, 3.14. Celebrate for yourself by eating pie, reciting pi from memory and doing any other

Science

Success! NASA’s InSight Craft Has Landed on Mars

As you can see from the selfie above, NASA’s InSight lander has successfully landed on Mars. InSight’s journey was an epic one. NASA launched the craft back in May, sending the 1,500-pound robotic lander 300 million

Outdoors

Check Out These 6 Record-Setting Weather Moments

Weather is weird! Here are six of the most unbelievable record-setting moments in Earth history. Highest Temperature  134 degrees July 10, 1913 Death Valley, California Death Valley holds the record as measured by an official