SciFriday: Mumps Makes a Comeback

September 6, 2019

The CDC reports that 900 cases of mumps have been reported over the past year at immigrant detention centers in the US. What’s surprising is that several dozen workers have gotten sick, raising questions about the MMR vaccine.

Mueller Report Lands, Triggers Dissonance

March 25, 2019

Special Counsel Robert Mueller issued his report on the two-year investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. He found no evidence for indicting anybody. Leading Democrats now say that doesn’t matter.

Return of the Halloween Skull Comet

October 4, 2018

5) Pompeo meets Kim Jong-un Sunday; 4) Trump slams Saudis, oil prices drop; 3) Fears Ebola may spread from Congo to Uganda; 2) FBI wraps new investigation into Kavanaugh allegations; 1) Astronomers track The Goblin

Plan(et) 9 from Outer Space

January 22, 2016

Josh Peck joins the SkyWatchTV team just in time for SCIENCE! This week: Astronomers say they’ve found the solar system’s Planet Nine.

Terrorist bomb on Russian plane

November 9, 2015

Intelligence sources tell the media that it was most likely a terrorist group that caused a Russian jetliner to crash on Halloween–and those terrorists might be from England.

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