YouTube, Asteroids and Climate Change

By Tomiwa Adeyemo, Staff Writer YouTube is known for a lot of things: some good, some questionable and some downright horrible. But I have found that one of its most important features is rarely mentioned. This is the fact that it is a massive hub of knowledge, ranging from the basic to the extraordinary. In […]

5 Humbling Facts About Outer Space

Courtesy of NASA

By Amanda Cardini, Editor-in-Chief “Home” is most commonly defined in micro terms, whether it refers to a house, city, state or even country. We rarely think about our home being the entire planet, or even our planet’s home in the solar system. But in the enormous vacuum of space, a house on Earth is quite […]

Peeking into the Future at Biosphere 2

By Amanda Cardini, Editor-in-Chief In an otherwise unassuming small town lies a scientific wonder of the sci-fi sort. Oracle, Arizona is home to Biosphere 2, and holds a history that seems as though it should be the setting of a thrilling science fiction movie. Last weekend I had the opportunity to take a tour of […]

The Burgeoning Privatized Space Race

By Nash Wills, Co-Editor On August 2, 1955, the 20th century celestial competition now colloquially referred to as the Space Race officially kicked off when the Soviet Union responded to a U.S. announcement, made four days earlier, in which the superpower spelled out its intention to launch artificial satellites into orbit. The Soviets’ reply came […]