Category: Science

The Fat Electron

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

WHY DO WE PROCRASTINATE?

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

Vaccines in Children under 16

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.

Nuclear Energy

When you picture forms of alternative energy, you probably automatically imagine solar panels or wind turbines to be the best forms of renewable energy. Most people tend to steer away from thinking of nuclear energy as a reliable form of green energy.

Wind Energy

Alternative energy refers to forms of energy that are not fossil fuels. The appeal of these forms of energy is that they are said to be more sustainable for the environment and help prevent climate change. In a series of articles, I will seek to find the best and most sustainable forms of alternative energy.

NASA’s Perseverance Rover

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

COVID-19 Variants in the US

There has been a lot of news and stress lately about the new COVID-19 variants. I am here to clear things up with a lot of research and some insight. Let’s start with the way that viruses mutate. As we all know by now, viruses multiply by infecting healthy cells, inserting their DNA, which causes

Solar Energy

Alternative energy refers to forms of energy that are not fossil fuels. The appeal of these forms of energy is that they are said to be more sustainable for the environment and help prevent climate change. In a series of articles, I will seek to find the best and most sustainable forms of alternative energy.

Personality Tests and Why the Myers Briggs is Misleading

The Myers Briggs test was created by psychologist Carl Jung in the 1920s. Initially, the test was designed to fit everyone into eight different personality types, like thinker, feeler, intuitive, and observant. In 1921, Jung published his work as a paper called “Psychology of the Unconscious.” In 1943, mystery writer Isabel Briggs-Myers and her mother

Pfizer vs. Moderna: mRNA Coronavirus Vaccine

As of December 4, 2020, there are two separate mRNA vaccines on the market to cure COVID-19. Before we get to the difference between the two, let’s learn a little about them.

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