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New research surrounding the Omicron Covid-19 Variant is changing the way countries approach the pandemic.

Omicron Variant Presents New COVID Challenges

Aneri Shethji, Staff Writer January 26, 2022

The rapid spread of Omicron has caused many people to doubt their current understanding of Covid-19. Though much remains unknown, experts are learning more about the variation and how it affects those...

A CG image of the JWST after successful deployment.  The telescope is expected to give scientists an unprecedented look at the cosmos.

James Webb Space Telescope ; A Gateway to the Cosmos

Will Carney, Staff Writer January 21, 2022

With $9.7 billion dollars spent over a span of 24 years, the next generation of astronomy is here with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.  The James Webb Space Telescope had been under development...

A Sea Turtle swims through the ocean surrounded by plastic debris.

How Plastic in the Ocean is Affecting Our Aquatic Life

Will Carney , Staff Writer December 15, 2021

 As small as it may seem, plastic is still extremely harmful to our oceans and is one of the most lethal things to aquatic animals on our beautiful planet.  Over 8 million tons of plastic are deposited...

A concept drawing of future NASA robots collaborating to collect and transport Mars samples. Credits: NASA/ESA/JPL-Caltech

Aspirations and Astrobiology: The Possibility of Life on Mars

Grace Thomas, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

With NASA’s Perseverance rover, the world is getting a little closer to finding out if there is a possibility that we are not alone in the universe.  The rover, which landed on Mars in February of...

NASA DART satellite approaches Didymos and Dimorphos

NASA Launches $325 Million DART Satellite on Crash Course for Asteroid

Will Carney, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

Asteroids are a huge threat to life on Earth and historically there has been no way to change that, until now.  NASA launched their $324.5 million DART satellite on November 24 atop a SpaceX Falcon...

Competition Fuels a New Era of Spaceflight

Competition Fuels a New Era of Spaceflight

Will Carney, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

Spaceflight has created a lot of buzz throughout the world and has many competitors pushing each other to go even further. Companies like SpaceX, Blue Origin, ULA, NASA, and Rocket Lab are developing more...

A Tesla Model S (seen here in 2013) burns after its battery compartment was pierced by a piece of metal.

Tech Problems Threaten Electric Cars’ Ascendance in America

Matt Radermacher, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

As the popularity of electric cars increases in America, some faults have begun to show in one of most popular manufacturers, leaving questions about electric’s ability to overtake gas-powered vehicles...

Dr. Rachel Bezanson is an observational astronomer and professor at the University of Pittsburgh.

An Interview with Observational Astronomer Dr. Rachel Bezanson

Rishan Abhishek, Guest Contributor November 3, 2021

Ever since a young age, I have been interested in astronomy. Since there is no better way to get information than getting it directly from the source, I decided to do just that. I held an interview with...

See Ya Soon, Cicadas!

See Ya Soon, Cicadas!

Sophie Azar June 10, 2021

The end of the school year is near, and the excitement can be felt across the building. Everyone is ready to sleep past noon, go to exciting campfires, and lounge luxuriously by the pool. Summer is truly...

Triple Point of Water: The Temperature Where All Three Phases Coexist

Triple Point of Water: The Temperature Where All Three Phases Coexist

Angel Qu, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

Solid. Liquid. Gas. Each of these physical states occurs naturally at different temperature and pressure ranges. At one point, the three ranges of each state coincide, creating ideal conditions for a substance...

The Future of Biology : Sending Emails?

The Future of Biology : Sending Emails?

Ishan Bansal and Daniel Zhang April 26, 2021

What if I told you spinach could send emails? It may sound absurd, but with recent advancements in technology and biology, it is now possible. Engineers from MIT gave certain spinach plants the ability...

Arecibo Telescope: A Retrospective

Arecibo Telescope: A Retrospective

Gautam Ramkumar March 26, 2021

  In the early hours of December 1st, 2020, the cables that suspended the massive Arecibo radio telescope snapped, and the 900 ton instrument came crashing down to the ground. This event had impacts...

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