SPACEX AND THE FUTURE OF SPACE TRAVEL AND DISCOVERY

SEAN DONOVAN For most of existence, people have thought of NASA, the government agency, as the sole entity for all things space. NASA sent men to the moon, launched satellites into space, and used telescopes to discover worlds beyond ours.  Today, however, space travel is moving into the private sector. SpaceX, a company founded by … Continue reading SPACEX AND THE FUTURE OF SPACE TRAVEL AND DISCOVERY

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THE BENDING OF SPACETIME

LIAM MOHAN One of the greatest astrophysical discoveries of our decade was not found on another planet, comet, or even space . . . it was discovered in the dense, remote forests of Hanford, Washington and Livingston, Louisiana. On September 14th, 2015, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) captured the moment when two supermassive … Continue reading THE BENDING OF SPACETIME

THE INTRICACIES OF OSTEOSARCOMA

JASON BUCKMAN Abstract This paper explores 14 articles that address topics related to osteosarcoma chemotherapies. These topics include synthetic lethality, oncogene addiction, and growth factor cell signaling pathways (both external and endosomal). Synthetic lethality is when two different chemicals kill a cell when combined, but neither of the chemicals have any major effects in exclusive … Continue reading THE INTRICACIES OF OSTEOSARCOMA

WINDOWS INTO THE PAST: THE CRADLE OF OUR SPECIES

JOEY KORNMAN Humans have always had an innate, unexplainable obsession with exploring and understanding their roots, fueling the broad study of history, even to this day. We are amazed at the birth of civilization in ancient Mesopotamia, the birth of Democracy in ancient Greece, the birth and shaping of the people who inhabit the world … Continue reading WINDOWS INTO THE PAST: THE CRADLE OF OUR SPECIES