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Is Mars Worth Traveling To?

Is Mars Worth Traveling To?

As Earth’s neighbor, Mars has been discussed and scrutinized in more detail than most planets. It has also captured imaginations; alien invasions, futuristic colonies, and the misadventures of Matt Damon have all been based on the red planet. Indeed, there have been...
The Most Surprising Things Found in Space

The Most Surprising Things Found in Space

With SpaceX just recently launching Elon Musk’s personal Tesla Roadster into space this past week, and having two rockets successfully land simultaneously, it seems we are at a new age of space exploration and space travel technology. Looking back, the time it has...
Space Exploration: How Far We’ve Come

Space Exploration: How Far We’ve Come

The idea of venturing into the unknown universe and the difficulties it brought forth plagued scientists and researchers as far back as Ancient Rome. Developing a machine able to overcome the vices of gravity was perplexing, and not until the late 20th century did...
Asteroid Mining: How Does it Work?

Asteroid Mining: How Does it Work?

Earth is a huge planet. It can feel at times like its resources are unlimited. However, many resources on earth are finite. Because of this, extracting them from the earth becomes harder every year. One powerful example of this can be found in your smartphone. The...
The Many Uses of Robots

The Many Uses of Robots

While the public imagination still perceives robots as humanlike novelties relegated to the pages of science fiction films and novels, the reality of robotics is significantly more practical. Whether it’s manufacturing or healthcare, countless industries have...

How Caged Mussels Could Help Monitor Our Environment

Because of their vastness and depth, the oceans are favored by many as a dumping ground for the byproducts of technological ingenuity. Most of us might not agree with their actions, but we’re aware of what happens when profiteers cut regulatory corners; we’ve...
Compressed Sensing Technology: A Breakthrough in MRIs

Compressed Sensing Technology: A Breakthrough in MRIs

Magnetic resonance image scanning (or MRI) can be quite an ordeal for patients having to undergo this medical technique, as many models require an individual to lie still for up to an hour. However, two professors at Rice University have developed a new form of...
6 Key Advancements in Healthcare Technology

6 Key Advancements in Healthcare Technology

If you’ve ever seen the film “Master and Commander”, there’s a scene where one character has to have his arm amputated.  It’s a tough scene to watch, as the boy in-question has to endure the ordeal with no anesthesia and nothing but a wooden board to bite on.  It goes...
4 Surprising Facts About Our Universe

4 Surprising Facts About Our Universe

Today, the world’s most experienced astronomers are still unsure of what makes up more than 96% of our universe. Space and everything we know to inhabit it is one of the most perplexing fields of study, for both professionals and those eager to learn more. With that...

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