Humanity Might Be Saved by the Deadliest Entities on Earth

Cameron Norris January 18, 2021

A problem is brewing in the human race’s ongoing battle with bacteria. Before the advent of antibiotics, something as simple as a laceration could cause a runaway infection that killed even an otherwise healthy person. When penicillin was accidentally discovered to have powerful antibiotic effects, the era of people dying …

The Tragic Tale of the Demon Core

Cameron Norris December 19, 2020

In 1945, a researcher working with the US Army named Harry Daghlian was performing a criticality test with a 14-pound sphere of plutonium. The plutonium sphere was the same kind of core that could be used in a nuclear bomb, and this exact sphere was intended to have been dropped …

Solar Engines: Could We Explore the Stars by Bringing Earth With Us?

Cameron Norris December 7, 2020

Deep-space exploration is the purview of science fiction and some cutting-edge NASA programs. While humans have launched probes deep into space, like the Hubble Space Telescope, the prospect of sending people beyond our own solar system remains staunchly in the realm of speculative fiction. However, some physicists have postulated that …

What’s Next for Humanity? Our Near Future in the Stars

Cameron Norris November 23, 2020

Humans are resourceful, and we’ve been advancing rapidly for the better part of 2,000 years. A short 2,000 years ago, our most advanced vehicles were simple wooden boats. Now, our most advanced vehicles can carry humans to the moon and beyond. As we continue to manipulate the earth to generate …

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Humanity Might Be Saved by the Deadliest Entities on Earth

A problem is brewing in the human race’s ongoing battle with bacteria. Before the advent of antibiotics, something as simple as a laceration could cause a runaway infection that killed even an otherwise healthy person. When penicillin was accidentally discovered to have powerful antibiotic effects, the era of people dying …

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