By: Tristan Mabee
In spite of the fact that we’re living in the age of hyperfast information, we seem to constantly be misinformed. Time and time again, large groups of people have been and will continue to be fooled by news and media. Misinformation leads us to make irrational decisions, which lead to often serious consequences. It’s an issue that affects everyone, no matter who or what they believe in.
By: Jared Alvarez
Emily Klonicki, Elizabethtown High School class of 2014, has a job title
that, in her own words, is “a bit eccentric”: Planetary Protection Engineer
at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. “Most people assume I stop
asteroids from hitting the planet, but that is not the case,” says Klonicki.
Rather, Planetary Protection is a multifaceted discipline concerned
with preventing forward and backward contamination.