The Serious Side (Effects) of Space Travel by CRYSTAL ROSENE This spectacular age of technology we live in is particularly exciting as it opens up new potential opportunities for manned space exploration. So far, the moon is the only object in outer space (besides the ISS) that has been graced by the presence of humankind,… Read More Cosmic Corner
Based on a True Story By CAROLYN VENTER A Museum A snow globe How much had he fed them? While he was on the Gameboy These two played the waiting game Who would eat the other? A child who doesn’t know his own strength. He remembers the first ladybug who’s wings were sacrificed to… Read More BIO 338: A Butterfly Horror Story
by CRYSTAL ROSENE 2016 proved to be a phenomenal year for breakthroughs and progress in astronomy and astrophysics. While perusing several recaps of the year’s accomplishments, I came across one discovery that resonated with me in particular. A few months ago, I wrote a detailed article about the possibilities of life on other planets, and… Read More We Have a “New” Neighbor!
by BRIANNA LORENTZ and SAMMY LOWE Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, meaning that love is in the air…well, love and pheromones and mating calls. That’s right. What better way to approach the season of love and warm affection than with cold, hard, uncaring science?! It is worthwhile to look at how love, attraction, and… Read More The Science of Love
by CRYSTAL ROSENE December 16, 2016. That was the magnificent day that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was released in Canada, and I hope that by now most of you have made time to go see it. If you haven’t…not to worry, you’ll find no spoilers here. In any event, the release of another… Read More Cosmic Corner: The Only-Mildly-Terrifying Truth About The DS-1 Orbital Battle Station (a.k.a. the Death Star)
by CRYSTAL ROSENE ALIENS! Have I got your attention now? One of the most burning questions about the cosmos is ‘Are we alone in the universe?’ Although I cannot definitively provide a solid answer to that (as, currently, no one can), I hope to impart some insight into the prospect of extra-terrestrials. This article will… Read More Cosmic Corner: The Search is On!
by CRYSTAL ROSENE Earth’s neighbour, the Red Planet, provides us with plentiful research opportunities involving analysis of real data gathered on robotic exploratory missions as well as hypothetical simulations carried out on Earth. The next logical step is a manned mission to Mars, but we must study more about the Martian environment and living conditions… Read More HI-SEAS: A New HAB-itat for Humanity?