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When Is 5G Coming?

When Is 5G Coming?

Thomas W., Reporter

March 26, 2019

5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology, with download speeds required to be one to ten gigabytes. This is 10 times the speed of the current fastest speed of mobile data, 4G. All the major US carriers, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint, are in the works of developing 5G, though AT&...

What did Mars look like with water?

What did Mars look like with water?

Elio A., Reporter

March 26, 2019

Ever since the United States reached the moon, they have been obsessed with colonizing the barren red planet. NASA believes that they can send people to Mars, and that humans can become a multiplanetary species. NASA hopes they can colonize the planet based on the fact that imagery reveals polar ice ...

Evolution of Insects

Evolution of Insects

Jayden F., Reporter

March 26, 2019

Insects go back to more than four hundred million years ago and the evolution of these diverse animals on Earth is not an easy feat, “but an ambitious scientists group has done exactly that”. The first ever family tree for insects was made by a group of scientists all around the world. The ph...

Genetically Engineered Babies Were Enhanced

Genetically Engineered Babies Were Enhanced

Mia R., Reporter

March 26, 2019

Just this year, scientist He Jiankui claimed to have successfully edited the genetics of babies using CRISPR-Cas9, also known as CRISPR. The RNA molecule, similar to the DNA molecule, is connected to Cas9, a manipulating enzyme which can cut DNA at an exact point. This is helpful to scientists becaus...

Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease

London G., Reporter

January 22, 2019

Alzheimer’s is a type of disease or dementia defined as “A chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality, and impaired reasoning.” The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer’s. Having Alzheimer’s affects a person’...

Scientists Transform Sunlight Into a Liquid Fuel

Scientists Transform Sunlight Into a Liquid Fuel

Darrius H., Reporter

January 8, 2019

What if humanity could find a way to put solar energy into a bottle to power homes and factories? Alternatively, even better, find a way to replace fossil fuels entirely. Scientists have spent years trying to do just that, and just recently, in Sweden, they have managed to put the Sun’s energy in a ...

The World’s Most Useless Inventions

The World’s Most Useless Inventions

Colin M., Editor

January 8, 2019

Throughout history mankind has crafted contraptions capable of amazing things. However, there has also been a number of inventions that just aren’t as revolutionary, and some are just plain strange. Not every idea is a good one, and the following inventions are some of the strangest or most useles...

Smash Ultimate Review

Smash Ultimate Review

Alyssa W., Reporter

January 8, 2019

Link quickly dodges Mario’s fireball only to get hit by Kirby’s hammer, flying off the stage with 280 damage. It may seem like all is lost, but not quite. Link uses his spin attack, propelling himself up and manages to grab onto the edge of the stage. He jumps up to confront Pikachu, who taunts hi...

Revolutionary Games and Their Impact on Modern Gaming

Revolutionary Games and Their Impact on Modern Gaming

Evan W., Reporter

January 8, 2019

Over the years, technology has been improving. Not just technology that help with everyday lives, but also in entertainment. Modern-day entertainment like music, animation, and gaming have been improving through time. As time passed, new games have been released, and some were revolutionary, which chang...

Mar’s InSight Rover

Mar’s InSight Rover

Jason M., Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2018

After traveling through space for over 7 months, NASA’s InSight Rover safely landed on the surface of Mars on Tuesday. Scientists will be assessing any damage to the rover in the upcoming days and it will be 6 months before the first scientific results from InSight will come in. NASA hopes that the In...

DELTA RUNE- a Sequel, Or Something More?

DELTA RUNE- a Sequel, Or Something More?

Alyssa W., Reporter

November 27, 2018

Undertale is the RPG that rocked the world and became one of the most famous, beloved Indie (developed by itself, or without financial help) games of 2015. It gained critical praise and has been called an instant cult classic. Undertale was known for its notorious nonchalant breaking of the 4th wall, it...

Two Satellite Galaxies Conflicted ‘Recently’

Two Satellite Galaxies Conflicted ‘Recently’

Darrius H., Reporter

November 27, 2018

People on Earth living near the Southern Hemisphere are able to see two luminous clouds not too far from the Milky Way. These two clouds are known as the Small Magellanic Cloud, SMC, and the Large Magellanic Cloud, LMC. As of November 8, 2018, new data shows that these two dwarf galaxies collided. ...

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