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Could there have been ancient life on Mars? NASA’s Mars 2020 mission hopes to answer this question with its newest rover: Perseverance. The rover will join Curiosity on the Red Planet this February, following in the footsteps - or tire tracks, rather - of rovers Sojourner, Spirit and Opportunity. What have we learned from these Mars rovers? What could they teach us in the future?
Social relationships are a central aspect of human nature, but how do these networks benefit and harm our world?
Starlink, a relatively new innovation to space technology, is a satellite constellation with an end goal to provide accessible internet connection to individuals across the world. Though the number of launched parts recently reached 1,000, this is only the beginning for SpaceX, which has goals to provide thousands of more within the next few years.
Fermi’s Paradox questions why we haven’t seen aliens before even though there is a high probability of seeing them. One possible answer is the Great Filter.
Pain is a subjective and very complex experience that most people are well acquainted with. The human body is incredibly efficient at perceiving sensations of pain, but the truth is that not everyone’s endowed with this fundamental mechanism.
Personality psychology is an ever evolving branch of psychology. It also happens to be one of the most popular due to people’s interest in learning more about their own personality as well as that of other people. But most people go into this subject unaware of its complexity.
It was once thought that teenagers were impulsive and troublesome because raging hormones led them to despise authority, but brain imaging developments, which gathered momentum in the 2000s, tell a much more complex story. The teenage brain, it turns out, is nowhere near completely baked.
With 21st-century science innovation and unlimited funding, many expected a quick solution to the problems that have pierced the lives of millions. However, science cannot be rushed, as safety and surrounding logistics still linger during the initial inoculation process of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine.
In September 1969, a meteorite fell near the town of Murchison in Victoria, Australia. Scientists have recently discovered that this meteorite contains the oldest material on Earth: seven-billion-year-old stardust.
When people go off and find that certain someone to live out their sappy romantic movie goals with, no doubt is there chemistry between them - quite literally. There are only so many poetic words and metaphors to depict this unknown desire. What better way to dive into the concept of love than breaking it down to the nitty-gritty scientifics?