Fact of the Week: September 30, 2014

59 years ago James Dean died in a car crash on this day. He died at the age of 24.

Cite: History.com 


Fact of the Week: September 15, 2014

This month marks the 100 year anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon.



Fact of the Week: September 8, 2014

With the success of the Kepler telescope to find exoplanets, we have a confirmed count of nearly 1,700 planets outside our solar system. Kepler finding 715 of those exoplanets orbiting 305 stars, so far.

Cite: NASA


Fact of the Week: September 23, 2014

Bats can only have one pup a year. Only female bats will enter a home or building. They do this to have a place to have their babies.

Fact of the Week: September 5, 2014

Giant Kelp, in opportune conditions, can grow up to 2 feet in a day, and reach a towering height of 175ft.

Cite: http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animal-guide/plants-and-algae/giant-kelp