The muon, or as it is sometimes referred to, “the fat electron” is one of the most boring and predictable particles in our universe. It acts somewhat like a magnet, in that it has two poles and it has a field around it. The standard model is the current way that scientists understand our universe
We all know that feeling when we push off an assignment until the last minute, whether it be because we work better under pressure or we constantly choose other things that will offer us immediate satisfaction rather than the satisfaction of completing an assignment. We convince ourselves that we will have time tomorrow or we
On April 1, a blue car slammed into two police officers protecting the Capitol, killing one and injuring the other. Though this may seem like a cruel April Fools prank, unfortunately, it is all too real, and it displays the major security flaws of our Capitol and other government buildings. Security has been relaxed since the January 6 insurrection, and life there has stopped being governed by the fear of another attack.
There has been a lot of hype over the vaccination campaign in America. So far, we have vaccinated a third of our population over sixteen years, with many more to follow. Joe Biden began his presidency by promising 100 million shots given in 100 days. He achieved this goal only 58 days after taking office.
Rallies were organized in hundreds of cities throughout the country. A spate of politically charged attacks against Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders sparked a call for an end to anti-Asian aggression on Saturday. The protests are the latest to occur in the aftermath of last week’s deadly shootings at three Atlanta-area spas, which killed
On Saturday Morning the most recent stimulus bill in Congress has just passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 219-212. This was a relatively tight vote winning by only 7 votes, but it is expected to get even tighter in the senate.
Lunar New Year, Chinese Chunjie, Vietnamese Tet, Korean Solnal, Tibetan Losar, also called Spring Festival, festivals typically celebrated in China and other Asian countries that begin with the first new moon of the lunar calendar and end on the first full moon of the lunar calendar, 15 days later. The lunar calendar is based on
On Thursday, the 18th of March, at 2:55 PM Central, NASA successfully landed the fifth ever rover on Mars. Its name is Perseverance. The rover was launched last July, and has since traveled around 300 million miles, and just last Thursday, it successfully landed, sending this photo to Earth just a few minutes later. The
When you google Feminism, the definition provided is, “the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes.” But if you were to ask people how they define feminism, you would get a variety of responses due to the controversiality of the word and how the meaning has been perceived and
If you are a Crosstown High student, parent, or teacher, you’ve probably already heard about Crosstown’s decision to bring students back in person on March 22. The school intends to bring back only 25% of its students, meaning that there should be less risk. Ninth graders will attend class two days per week, while Tenth