Daily Archives: March 16, 2018

Nuclear Fusion

When it comes down to it, nuclear fusion is the basis for all life. Nuclear fusion is the combination of two atoms. This combination produces energy in the form of mass, and new elements with more protons than those that were used to create that element. Fusion happens on the sun due to the high … Continue reading Nuclear Fusion Continue reading

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Shine on, Crazy Diamond

All the light we see and information we receive in our day to day lives is all thanks to the sun- but do we ever really stop to think what allows the sun to produce to light we so rely on? The sun actually relies heavily on quantum physics to even exist- which sounds very […] Continue reading

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Extreme Weather Patterns Across the Solar System

With stories about giant hurricanes devastating coastal towns and earthquakes shaking up cities on the fault lines, many people call weather on Earth extreme. When temperatures rise above 85°F or rains last for more than two days, people are quick to complain about Earth’s weather patterns. However, weather here on Earth is very mild compared … Continue reading Extreme Weather Patterns Across the Solar System Continue reading

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