Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

EarthDay At Home With NASA

EarthDay At Home With NASA

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor April 22, 2020

Fifty years ago, on Apr. 22, 1970, people around the world marked the first Earth Day. Thousands gathered to raise awareness about the importance of protecting our beautiful planet for future generations. On this Earth Day, as we physically separate ourselves by necessity, we can still collectively...

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SunRISE Project

NASA selects mission to study what causes giant solar particles storms
Jesus Marquez, Reporter April 12, 2020

NASA is on a new space mission as scientists want to study more about the biggest star the sun. A new mission called SunRISE will study what drives solar particle storms and giant surges of solar particles that erupt off the sun. Also, Scientists want to understand how much storms will impact interplanetary...

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Traveling beyond the reaches of outer space has been in the interests of mankind for quite sometime. Reaching and studying other planets in our solar system can possibly help us understand our home world as well as, one day, inhabiting new alien surfaces.

Surprising Science From NASA’s In Sight Mars Mission

Jesus Marquez, Reporter March 4, 2020

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) built the InSight Lander which launched  Saturday, May 5, 2018 to study Earth's neighboring planet Mars more prominent. NASA's workers create technology to study more about the red planet that is 140 million miles away from Earth. On Monday, November...

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NASA Will Be Using Moon Dust To Build Structures

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director September 28, 2018

NASA's new focus is going back to the moon and this time they’re not interested in leaving a flag behind. NASA administrator said “This time when we go, we’re going to go to stay.” Which are some pretty bold claims. It seems to be that the moon has more supplies to offer. Scientist are fairly...

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Photo illustration by Luis Gutierrez

Ads May Appear in Space Next

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director September 14, 2018

Ads are everywhere and there is almost no way of escaping from them. You go on Instagram, you see them. Youtube, you see them. Now we'll be seeing ads floating around in space soon. Back in August, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said to peers that he’d be forming a new committee. To help them...

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A vibrant view of Saturns hexagon in its North Pole captured by NASAs spacecraft Cassini.

Saturn’s Mysterious Hexagon Looks Mesmerizing

Erika Suarez , Online Editor-In-Chief September 7, 2018

NASA found a more detailed look at a hexagon located in Saturn's northern pole, by its nifty spacecraft called Cassini. 13 years in orbit around Saturn, the spacecraft found wavelengths. From ultra-violet to the infrared using its (CIRS) Composite Infrared Spectrometer. At the beginning of its...

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Physicist Stephen Hawking Passes Away at 76

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor March 13, 2018

One of the world's most famous and greatest physicists, Stephen Hawking died early Wednesday, March 13 morning in his England home. Hawking  was diagnosed with a rare disease at the age of 22 that left him in a wheel chair and took away most of his ability to speak. Despite this, Hawking went on to...

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NASA’s Plans For Mars

Andrew Rudin , Science & Tech Editor May 16, 2017

NASA gave a press release April 28 about its plans for Mars. These plans detail how NASA will lead a manned expedition to the red planet, joining the race to Mars that SpaceX and other private companies have already begun. Getting humans to Mars has been talked about in science fiction and in many...

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Part of the plan Green described was having a magnetic shield shot between orbit of Mars and the Sun.

NASA Plans to Put a Magnetic Shield Around Mars

Danielle Anzures, Reporter March 20, 2017

The current state of Mars is known to be dry, cold and unlivable, but a new idea from scientist may have found a way to change these conditions with the help of a magnetic shield reported by phys.org. The idea came from NASA’s Planetary Science Division, PSD, during their community workshop called...

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A rendered image of the James Webb Space Telescope unfurled and in action.

James Webb Space Telescope

Andrew Rudin , Science and Technology Editor November 21, 2016

“Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.” A famous line from a famous show, Star Trek. This show stands as one of the...

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El Niño affects climate change

El Niño affects climate change

Rick Loza, Staff Writer February 29, 2016

When I was a child, I remember I always enjoyed the winter season. I have always been fascinated with cold weather because of its dark, gloomy and rainy weather patterns. I also enjoyed the fresh breeze and the n before the hard rain hit the ground. My earliest memory of winter was when I took...

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