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Space Farming, and Its Applications

Using a device called the “veggie”, astronauts were able to grow red lettuce inside the I.S.S. After extensive research, the lettuce was deemed edible. This changes the way we should view how dependent the ISS is on earth. I believe that if NASA improves this technology, astronauts will be able to grow widespread vegetables and [...]

Covid-19: A race to the Cure

The race towards a cure for Covid-19 has been the objective of pharmaceutical companies worldwide. In order to understand how a vaccine which will fight Covid-19 is made, we must first understand how the Covid-19 virus operates. This image shows the structure of the Cover-19 virus How Does Covid-19 infect the body? Covid-19 looks like [...]

The Covid-19 Pandemic

For the past several months, the world has been attacked by an invisible enemy What is Covid-19 and where did it come from? On Dec. 31st 2019 the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission reported cases of pneumonia spreading through Wuhan China. These reported cases of pneumonia, turned out to be the first cases of a new strain [...]

The power of Music

Music is a universal human trait. It has always been viewed from an aesthetic perspective but its healing power has been documented in various traditions of music across the world. One of these main traditions is known as Indian Classical Music(ICM) and is one of the oldest forms of music. It dates back to the [...]

Supercomputers

A supercomputer is by definition a computer that has a higher level of performance compared to the conventional general purpose computer. But what are supercomputers used for? Supercomputers play an integral role in computational intensive tasks such as quantum mechanics or climate research. IBM which has been at the forefront of supercomputing shows the constant [...]

Moore’s Law

Moore's law is an observation that Dr. Gordon E. Moore, a director of research and development at Fairchild Semiconductor, made about technological components becoming smaller and more efficient at an exponential rate. Moore's law depends on two factors, technological advances and the growth rate of manufacturing. That means for Moore's Law to remain valid society [...]

The dangers of Ultraviolet Radiation

Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation is a form of electromagnetic radiation that comes from the sun and man-made sources like tanning beds. Our current concerns with UV radiation are the rays that come from the sun. Over the past couple decades, humans have been using products which result in ozone layer depletion. This decreases our atmosphere’s natural [...]