Katherine Johnson – A Computer In A Skirt

In 1962, NASA used computers to calculate the orbit around Earth for astronaut John Glenn. However, he made a specific request: to have a Black, female mathematician double-check the math prior to his takeoff on the Friendship 7 spacecraft. Who was this woman, working in a white, male-dominant field in the 1960s? She was the … More Katherine Johnson – A Computer In A Skirt

The Mandela Effect

Emmeline AccardiJanuary 30, 2021 You know when you’re absolutely sure that something is true, and there’s no way you can be convinced otherwise? You’ll Google it seconds later and find out that you are not, in fact, correct. Maybe what you’re thinking about never even happened! I’m sure we’ve all been there, tricked by our own … More The Mandela Effect

A Win For Biden, A Win For Science – Opinion

Shirley LeNovember 20, 2020 2020 was a year of embracing unexpected changes, and the United States’ presidential election is no exception. The election day turned into an election week, which was horrendously long and anxiety-inducing as everyone closely watched the race between current President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. For a bitterly … More A Win For Biden, A Win For Science – Opinion

Why Going To School In Your Underwear Wasn’t Just A Nightmare: False Memories

Yasmine GhalayiniOctober 28, 2019 False memories: everyone has them, but what are they? False memories are a psychological phenomenon where your brain only captures bits and pieces of experiences that actually happened. Every time you look back at a memory, your brain filters information into the gaps in the memory that have accumulated over time; bits … More Why Going To School In Your Underwear Wasn’t Just A Nightmare: False Memories