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Snake on the Loose: The Search for Moose

Snake on the Loose: The Search for Moose

Violet Pandya, Editor March 6, 2024

On February 7, Phillip Olsen, a science teacher at Tosa East, entered his classroom in the morning only to notice that his classroom pet, Moose, was missing. Moose is a bright orange corn snake that was...

This Week in Science: 3/13 - 3/19

This Week in Science: 3/13 – 3/19

Bowie Funk, East Staff Writer March 23, 2023

Ancient People Made Cheese in Poland Archaeology and Ancient Cultures A new study by the University of York, UK, has found evidence of cheese making in a site dated to the late Neolithic period...

This Week in Science: 2/5 - 2/11

This Week in Science: 2/5 – 2/11

Bowie Funk, East Staff February 15, 2023

Webb Telescope Captures Stars Forming Last week, the James Webb telescope captured something amazing: the formation of stars.  Now, for the first time ever, scientists can witness the formation of...

This Week in Science: 1/29 - 2/4

This Week in Science: 1/29 – 2/4

Bowie Funk, East Staff Writer February 9, 2023

Neanderthals Hunted and Butchered Huge Elephants According to a finding last Wednesday, our closest ancestors, the neanderthals, hunted huge elephants that could feed over a hundred people.  The bones...

This Week in Science: 1/22 - 1/27

This Week in Science: 1/22 – 1/27

Bowie Funk, East Staff Writer February 1, 2023

Meteorites Reveal Possible Origin of Building Blocks of Life Meteorites have revealed to researchers the likely far-flung origin of Earth's volatile chemicals, some of which form the building blocks...

This Week in Science: 1/15 - 1/21

This Week in Science: 1/15 – 1/21

Bowie Funk, East Staff Writer January 25, 2023

17 Pound Meteorite Discovered in Antarctica On Wednesday of last week, a daring team of scientists went to recover meteorites in Antarctica, one of which being a monstrous 17 pounds. This team included...

This Week in Science: 1/8 - 1/13

This Week in Science: 1/8 – 1/13

Bowie Funk, East Staff Writer January 18, 2023

NASA’s Webb Telescope Discovers its First Exoplanet Since its launch in late 2021, the James Webb telescope has been traveling our galaxy and setting records. Now, it has found its first planet from...

This Week in Science (1/1 - 1/5)

This Week in Science (1/1 – 1/5)

Bowie Funk, East Staff Writer January 9, 2023

The Last Apollo 7 Astronaut Has Died Civilian astronaut Walter Cunningham, age 90, has died in Houston, Texas.  He was on board the Apollo 7 in 1968 and was part of NASA’s mission to put humans on...

Students Launch Rockets in Aerospace Engineering Course

and Henry Frey October 10, 2019

Wauwatosa West Aerospace Engineering Students launched student built and designed rockets on Monday October 7th near the football field. The launch concluded their first project in Aerospace Engineering,...

A Texas-Sized Blunder

October 24, 2011

When Texas Governor and current republican presidential candidate Rick Perry released an executive order that required 6th grade girls to be vaccinated against the Human Papillomavirus, or HPV, he could...

A Papal Problem: Vatican Cannot Cure AIDS by Ignoring Problem

August 18, 2010

On March 17, 2009, Pope Benedict XVI made his first visit to the African continent by visiting Angola and Cameroon. While there, Benedict reignited a large controversy over the Catholic stance on condom...

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