The Broadcaster

There’s No More Space for Trash

Each dot represents a piece of space junk and not pictured are the thousands of operational satellites in orbit. This image was computer generated to provide a good view of the objects in the geosynchronous orbit area (around 35,785 km altitude). (NASA)

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager

April 15, 2019

What do outer space and the world’s oceans have in common? They’re riddled with trash. With the ever increasing awareness of environmental issues, one critical location is being overlooked: space. According to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), more than 500,000 pieces of debris...

California mudslides

Unable to stand upright due to large amounts soil covering the floor, Brian Laguna recovers personal belongings after a mudslide caused by heavy rains damaged his house in La Canada Flintridge, Calif. on Monday, Feb. 8, 2010. Another storm is expected to hit the Los Angeles area Tuesday. (AP Photo/Hector Mata)

Brooke Daniels, Editor in Chief

January 12, 2018

Ventura County California had waves of mud and rock wash over their area this week, killing 17 people after attempting to recover due to a massive fire recently tearing through Southern California. Heavy rains sent rivers of mud tumbling down hillsides and destroying homes in the affluent sea...

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