Featured Image: The beloved extraterrestrial from 1982 is quite relevant to our current search for intelligent life outside Earth.
Thursday, 23 May 2019, New York, NY – Some of you may have heard of the Fermi Paradox, the puzzling question of “Where are the aliens?” It seems like a simple question, but despite decades of research and investment, we still haven’t found any evidence of alien life, and probably won’t for a very long time. Here are a few basics about the Fermi Paradox that you might not already know.
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Featured Image: New York City, which was most affected by the blackout.
3 October 2018, New York, NY – The top news stories have been exhausting, so let’s talk about something unrelated but still equally terrifying – the Blackout of 2003. This blackout represents one of the most widespread power outages in American history, affecting 55 million people in Ontario and the Northeastern United States. Since 2003 was not that long after the September 11 attacks, many people widely expected the outage as part of another elaborate terrorist attack. But no, not even close. This outage was actually cause by a felled tree in suburban Cleveland, Ohio.
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Featured Image: The sailing stones of Death Valley
Sunday, 17 June 2018, New York, NY – It’s mid June, and summer is here. In coastal parts of the country, the extremes of summer and winter are mitigated by the ocean, but in most parts of the country, the ocean is not there to provide much needed relief, and intolerable temperatures result. Because summer has arrived, and because we can’t think of anything else to write about, we decided to take a look at some extreme weather records, both hot and cold.
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Featured Image: An XS-1 experimental space plane
Sunday, 25 March 2018, New York, NY – Whether it be good or bad, the future has a lot in store for us. From technological revelations, to space exploration, to climate change, here are a handful of important events that will shape the future as we know it.
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