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ReTHINKING Space Propulsion for Interstellar Travel

ReTHINKING Space Propulsion for Interstellar Travel

By Kisothan Suthakaran In 2016, astronomers discovered an Earth-like planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, our nearest-known star, situated such that its temperature allows liquid water to possibly exist on its surface. Our current knowledge about this exoplanet is...
The Science of Sunscreen

The Science of Sunscreen

By Sophia Eiley     Imagine it is a bright, sunny summer’s day. Before you venture outside, you remember that you haven’t put on any sunscreen. But you don’t give it any more thought than that, as, after all, you just want to get going. ...
The History of Medicine: Coroners

The History of Medicine: Coroners

By Freeha Anjum   Despite our many advancements in medicine, the topic of mortality still remains. Death is something many people fear, yet nobody can avoid. Luckily for us, though, the likelihood of death at a young age, and the number of ways you can die in the...
What’s Astronomy Good for Anyway?

What’s Astronomy Good for Anyway?

By Rosemary Gong Image Source: https://nymag.com   Where did we come from? Why are we here? Are we alone?   These questions remain perhaps some of the biggest unsolved mysteries of all time, and we, as innately curious beings, have long strived to answer...
STEM Summer Camps for Students of Colour

STEM Summer Camps for Students of Colour

By Angela Zhu   Summer is finally here! Many students would love to make good use of this great time: learning something new, practicing certain skills, and making new friends. Another excellent way to achieve your summer goals is to participate in summer camps!...
5 Stem Podcasts to Subscribe to

5 Stem Podcasts to Subscribe to

By Madeline Miller One of the most expanding career fields is STEM. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. From advances in the medical sciences, to building the first aircraft, STEM fields have shaped our society as we know it today. For...
An Introduction to Cancer: Causes, Preventions and Controversies

An Introduction to Cancer: Causes, Preventions and Controversies

By Sampoorna Prakash Cancer is a well known, fatal disease that affects millions of people and children worldwide each year. No cure has been found to completely eradicate cancer cells even after decades of focused research!  What is Cancer? In one line, cancer is...