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Category Archives: travel
The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon that appear to be fresh out of a fantasy novel. Otherwise known as Aurora Borealis, these lights are the product of the Earth’s magnetic field and high energy particles from the sun. Normally our magnetic field is invisible, but in certain locations, like the Earth’s poles, they becomeContinue reading “The Northern Lights” Continue reading → Continue reading
Reading about the vast size of the universe, I started exploring the possibility of travelling through the it. One popular theory on the structure of space-time is a wormhole. It postulates a theoretical passage through space-time that could create a shortcut to a different spot in the universe. So far, we’ve thought about travelling inContinue reading “Wormhole Theory” Continue reading → Continue reading
As eager as we are to explore the solar system and beyond, space is not a very hospital place. Muscular atrophy, increased exposure to harmful radiation, and insomnia are just a few of the effects of spaceflight on the human body. Even acknowledging these known risks and the possibility of others, many people are eager … Continue reading Ethics of Space Travel → Continue reading → Continue reading
Hi everyone. My name is Cherie and I love to travel. I was fortunate enough to travel to Spain this last Summer to visit my sister interning there. The attached photo is the bullfighting coliseum in Madrid. It was just like attending a baseball game in the U.S. – chants, snack vendors and overpriced goods. […] Continue reading → Continue reading
I write this blog post with the sincerest hope that many of you have read at least one book from The Magic Treehouse Collection. If not, then I can’t quite say I would recommend doing it now as they are directed at elementary school students. Yet, if you have the pleasure of reading with the […] Continue reading
So, if you’ve been keeping up with us for the past few blogs, we’ve been talking about attending conferences. I’d like to devote this particular post to “posturing” for two reasons: 1) I think that, in many cases, it’s assumed … Continue reading → Continue reading
This post is the second installment of a three-part series on conferences. On Thursday, we talked about submitting abstracts, and today we’ll talk about your presentation. Conferences are great places to meet other scholars and learn cool new stuff. More … Continue reading → Continue reading