How has the Hubble Space Telescope changed the way we look at the Universe?

The hubble space telescope is a large telescope in space, and it was launched into space through a space shuttle discovery in 1990. The hubble space telescope orbits about 547 kilometers above earth. That is equivalent to traveling from the east coast of the universe to the western coast in 10 minutes. What does the [...]

Ocean pollution

“Pollution of the air or of the land all ultimately ends up in the sea” -Jacques Cousteau At the time of writing this article scientists speculate that there is an estimated 150 million metric tons of plastic polluting our marine bodies. And we are not even close to bringing that number down. In fact 8 [...]

Overpopulation

At the time of writing this article, there are 7.7 billion people that live on earth today. That number keeps on rising because on average, 360,000 people are born every day! We are living in the middle of a crisis. We have too many people and not enough resources to sustain us all. Causes The [...]

Global Warming

"Today we're dumping 70 million tons of global-warming pollution into the environment, and tomorrow we will dump more, and there is no effective worldwide response. Until we start sharply reducing global-warming pollution, I will feel that I have failed." -Al Gore (45th vice president of the United States) The melting of ice caps are detrimental [...]

Environmental Science – Plate Tectonics

Welcome back to our Environmental Science series. On this talk, we will focus on our planet's plate tectonics. This incorporates our plate boundaries, the structure of our Earth, and a little bit of history. Let's get right to it! First of all, our Earth is made up of three main components: crust, mantle, and the [...]