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Voyager 2 Leaves Solar System

November 15, 2018 by

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Mankind’s second object to enter interstellar space finally did so after forty-one years. Voyager 2, designed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, launched 20 August 1977. Its mission was to observe the Jovian planets. Voyager 2’s twin, Voyager 1, launched 16 days later and became the first man-made object to enter interstellar space. Aboard the probes, […]

Climate Change Continues Encroachment

November 12, 2018 by

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  In just over a decade, if the human population does not change its ways, the effects of climate change will become irreversible. Reports say the world’s coral reefs will die off as soon as 2040. This is within many of the current population’s lifetime. Climate change has been an increasingly prominent issue within the […]

Bootes Void: What is it?

October 22, 2018 by

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Have you ever heard of the Boötes Void? It may sound like science fiction or dark magic wizardry, but it is not. The Boötes Void is very much existent, in the sense that not much exists inside of it. The geographical center of America is 2.6 miles Northwest of a Kansas town called Lebanon. It […]

Fetal Tissue Illegally Used for Research

October 18, 2018 by

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Fetal tissue is being used to further disease research. There is a law that must be followed to allow such research, and it was passed in 1993. A section of this law has recently been broken by Advanced Bioscience Resources (ABR). ABR, an alleged non-profit organization, is being accused of selling fetal tissue to clients […]

Zuckerberg under Fire

May 10, 2018 by

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Facebook founder and chairman Mark Zuckerberg has been in some deep water over the past month over the recent Facebook controversy. The controversy stemmed from the political analysis firm Cambridge Analytica acquiring data from millions of Facebook users’ data and using it to build voter profiles for the Trump campaign. Quickly after this came out, […]

Facebook under Fire for Breach of Privacy

May 3, 2018 by

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Cambridge Analytica, a data firm linked to President Trump and Facebook has been under legal fire lately. Cambridge Analytica used a quiz app to look at data of 50 million Facebook users for political ad marketing. These 50 million users did not consent to have their data collected, so now social media outlets and people […]

New Tech Plan Set to Affect Incoming Freshmen

April 5, 2018 by

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New plans are in the works for a technology remodel within the middle school and high school. Next year, Chromebooks will be given to the incoming  freshman. The current freshman will have class sets of Chromebooks as well. Each core subject will have class sets, (Math, Science, and Social Studies). Over time, the Chromebooks will […]