Solar power overtakes coal as cheapest energy option News Technology 

Solar power overtakes coal as cheapest energy option

Two weeks ago, the English power grid set a new record in renewable energy production, with over half of its electricity coming from those sources. Last week, the US renewable energy sector did something it had never done before: it produced 10% of the national grid’s power. Although that may not sound like much, it coincided with other reports from... Read More
Bats; friend or foe?, Fruit Bat Science 

Bats: Foe or Friend?

Bats are some of the most unique animals on the planet, one of the only mammals capable of flight with capabilities that differentiate it from the rest of the animal kingdom, they are one of nature’s most intriguing species. With its 1,240 different species making up 20% of all classified mammal species worldwide, bats are the second largest order or... Read More
identifying different cloud types Science 

A beginner’s guide to identifying different cloud types

Contrary to popular belief, clouds aren’t made of cotton candy, but of a conglomerate of cool water vapor that has condensed due to the temperature at higher altitudes. The altitude at which the condensation happens depends on the humidity and the rate at which temperature drops with elevation. Additionally, different weather conditions greatly affect the ability of cloud formation, understandably,... Read More
Nasa inception Science Technology 

Almost 60 years after its inception, NASA continues to be a leader in space exploration and scientific research

Established in 1958 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been a mainstay of modern scientific research as well as a pioneer in space exploration. Originally created as a civilian outfit responsible for space science and research, it has grown to become the largest space agency in the world. Read More
old wood wheel Technology 

The Wheel Is Our Foundation

Technology works by slowly building on top of the technology that was previously in place and improving upon it along the way. The Internet was only possible with computers, which depended upon telephones, which were built on the telegraph, which used elements of basic electricity. It is all based on a few building blocks which everything else gets put on... Read More
White Dolphins Science 

A brief history of dolphins; mammals of the sea

Dolphins are one of the most intelligent animals on the planet, and have been the subject of a multitude of scientific research throughout the last hundred years as we strive to understand more about theses aquatic mammals’ capabilities. There have been forty three species of dolphin recognized by the zoological community, thirty eight of which are ocean-dwelling, the remaining five... Read More

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