Peter Choi Cigarettes are a common sight in the streets of New York, and many people choose to continue to smoke, even knowing the risks. It is well-known and generally accepted that cigarettes are linked to cancer, yet the underlying mechanism is still rather perplexing. While smoking is known toRead More →

Peter Choi Nitrogen is a common element that comprises seventy-five percent of the air that surrounds us. It is well documented and generally accepted that nitrogen makes maximum of 4 bonds. Recently, however,  researchers at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IPC PAS) in WarsawRead More →

Naiem Gafar ’17 Once again, lines run through the doors of the SGO store as incoming freshmen wait to purchase the required equipment for Physical Education class. After an eighteen dollar investment, students are awarded with a shiny, but bulky gem that will define their four years at Tech. MostRead More →

It is a generally accepted that animals born through sexual reproduction carry DNA, the genetic instructions for growth, from two parents. However, on April 6th, 2016, the world’s first baby with DNA from three people was born to two Jordanian parents in Mexico. The mother of the baby, has LeighRead More →

On July 4th, Independence Day, many people heated up the BBQ and watched fireworks to celebrate the Declaration of Independence. However, as some people observed the sky for fireworks, others looked even further, to Jupiter. Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system. It spins so fast that thereRead More →

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, in Queens, is a quiet place where the sounds of the city fade away and there is only the sound of breeze rustling through the leaves of trees, the birds singing in the trees, and the smell of salt water in the air. It is homeRead More →

This March, four Tech students were commemorated for their work using the Fast Fourier transform—and cellphones—to prevent car crashes. Congratulations to Allison Collard de Beaufort, Ben Spiegel, Hanin Dari, and Ricardo Monico for their amazing work on the app and raising awareness. The inspiration for the project came as threeRead More →

Simran Ghotra The dangers of climate change and other environmental issues are beginning to make an impact on the way people live their lives. More people are choosing hybrid cars, supporting energy efficiency, as they see the need for major reforms within industries that promote deforestation and pollution. The growing mountainRead More →

Rhia Singh’17. In early April, many rising seniors submitted applications to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)  Beaver Works Summer Boot Camp, including three students from Brooklyn Technical High School. After submitting test scores, transcript grades, a few essays, and waiting weeks for a response, August Trollback ’17, Benjamin SpiegelRead More →