New standards may explain dip in Nebraska science scores

thenewstribune -

thenewstribune—Nebraska officials are taking steps to improve the state's education testing scores, starting by adopting new, more rigorous standards. About 68 percent of Nebraska public school students tested as proficient

Snowman-shaped object on edge of solar system may explain how planets formed, finds Hopkins' New Horizons mission. The scientists running NASA’s New Horizons mission showed off the first detailed images Wednesday of an object 4 billion miles away in space. It looked like a blurry, reddish snowman. Despite that primitive appearance — if not because of it — they said the object nicknamed Ultima Thule could offer