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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.    So was it a...

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!...

Time Dilation

Time Dilation

By Sophia Eiley     Introduction   Have you seen the movie Interstellar? Or Lost in Space? Well, then you know that the rate of time is relative. This media portrayed science is actually based on a real concept: time dilation.   Time dilation is...

The Jabulani: Why Footballs Can be Too Round

The Jabulani: Why Footballs Can be Too Round

By Sophia Eiley     With the 2022 World Cup approaching fast, we are going to look at a past World Cup ball. While at first glance it may seem that footballs are completely spherical, they are actually not. In fact, balls can be too round. In the 2010 South...

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