Annie Li ’18 The Pacific Trash Vortex, or the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, can be found in the central North Pacific Ocean. Discovered by Charles Moore when he was sailing from Hawaii from California when he found his boat surrounded by industrial waste. This turned out to be aggregated debris
By Rhia Singh’17 Climate change is thrown around a lot, but many people refuse to believe it even exists, as its effects are not always apparent. However, one result of climate change, ocean acidification, has tangible detrimental effects on the biodiversity in the ocean. As more carbon dioxide is
By Hanna Biassonava Ten years ago, we would not have been able to imagine the technology that is available today. Take the smartphone, GPS, Bluetooth, wireless charging, or wearable technology, all of which have had major improvements. But what awaits these tiny, powerful computers next? When asked what he looks forward
By: Rhia Singh’17 On Friday, September 4th to Sunday, September 6th, Benjamin Spiegel’17, August Trollbäck’17, Mary Karroqe’16, and Kevin Zheng’17 participated in PennApps. PennApps is an international collegiate hackathon organized by the students of the University of Pennsylvania. Teams of up to 4 people spend 12-36 hours developing software and
by Rose McCormack This year’s Nobel prize winners all made advancements in their fields. Particularly the winners in the science categories- physics, chemistry and medicine- who made monumental discoveries. Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald received the Nobel Prize for physics. They discovered that particles called neutrinos have mass. Neutrinos are
By Brandon Wood Biological 3D printing transplanted is very promising field as it holds the potential to reduce the amount of replace donor wait lists. However, there are some arguments against pursuing this technology, as opponents claim that the economic repercussions make the future technology not worth investing time into.
By Brandon Wood Brooklyn Tech’s Science Olympiad team made it to states for the first time last year, and needless to say, it was a triumphant instance that set the stage for an exciting invitation this school year. Science Olympiad is a series of academic competitions that stretch the entirety