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Impact of Black Holes on Science and Society

Black holes are awesome, we all know what they’re capable of, but how do black holes even impact us human beings on earth from deep space? Well for one, it could lead to the destruction of earth. If there were ever the chance of a physicist creating a tiny black hole in a lab, and lose control of it, it would essentially spaghettify everything and anything in its path and ultimately wipe out the entire human race and our planet. Continue reading “Impact of Black Holes on Science and Society”

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Changes in Climate Kills

Due to climate change, a temperature rise of 1.8-2 degrees Celsius would threaten the existence of more than a million different species with extinction. This includes the polar bears! Climate change is slowly, but surely, decimating various habitats throughout the earth. Continue reading “Changes in Climate Kills”

THE HOT POCKET v.s. The Earth’s Majestic Crust

Starting a science post with a comparison between the earth and a hot pocket is always bound to pique one’s interest. Actually, this post will be a comparison between the earth and a hot pocket! Who will win??

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Sun, Moon, and Earth’s Rotation

What are the details of the motions of the Earth-Sun-Moon system? Why is it that in January the Earth is closer to the Sun? We’ll be learning all about that in this post.

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The Interesting Star Smiley Face

The smiling star might not be so much as “smiling”…. guess you could call it… astonished. Yeah, it’s an astonished star. Hopefully that makes sense.

But, if you’re wondering, yes that picture is a compilation of various stars in the universe. How and by whom were these photos taken by? In this post, we’ll be taking a look at the different missions and devices used to capture the glorious photos of stars. Continue reading “The Interesting Star Smiley Face”

Seafood’s Implications

Seafood is a delicacy that we all love to indulge in. Well, except for those who are allergic. Then again, there’s that small percentage of people who eat stuff they’re allergic to anyways. Look at who’s blogging this post.

However, as much as we all love taking that live crab or lobster home and cooking it alive, (imagine if YOU were boiled to death. How would you like that?), how does it affect the Earth?

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Petrified Fossils

Fossils can be found nearly anywhere. A fossil record is the collective remnants of life from the past, and each fossil tells a story. There are many different types of fossils: molds, casts, imprints, traces, amber, and petrified fossils, but this post will be focusing in on petrified fossils.

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Igneous, Metamorphic, and Sedimentary Rock in Florida

Rocks. Rocks are interesting, right? Oh yes, they are. That’s why there are so many different types of rocks in the world: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. This post will take you through the different forms and names of these big-category rocks that are found in Florida.

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Uranium Mining

In the last 60 years, uranium has become one of the world’s most important energy minerals. While uranium is almost entirely used for generating electricity, a small proportion is used for the production of medical isotopes. Continue reading “Uranium Mining”

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