DENSE Koi Population

  Here are some fun facts on this famous common carp:  Koi Fish Facts     The theme of the Dailypost weekly challenge is  Dense,  in which one of photography’s core elements, texture or feel in appearance, is revisited. It’s an amazing world of science…let’s go exploring!

NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Science is the best idea humans have ever had. The more people who embrace that idea, the better.                                                                          …

On How Music Affects Your Brain (and Why Canadians are Awesome)

Music is my #1 motivation for pretty much anything- especially homework.  Do work for biology?  Maybe the Beatles will take some of the weight off of it.  History paper?  The Hamilton soundtrack on low volume can serve the same function as caffeine.  Got a truckload of algebra equations?  A bit of Beethoven can make things…

Can you put an equation to happiness?

Yeah, it’s true. Scientists have created an equation that can determine how happy you can be at a given moment. To me, personally, it looks like a bunch of gibberish which I can only hope to understand. But in plain English, it shows the relationship between your expectations for how good (or bad) something’s gonna…

Scientists find material that seems to summon water out of thin air

          Drought is one of the biggest issues in human society today. By accident, scientists discovered a possible solution: carbon-rich nanorods (man, carbon’s just good for everything, isn’t it?) that absorb water vapor and ooze it out as a purified liquid. At the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, they observed…

We Need You for Martian Exploration

These great NASA astronaut recruitment posters were made in 2009 to catch the eye of workers in many types of jobs, from farmers (that’s you, Mark Watney) to builders, technicians, teachers and surveyors.  Applications can still be sent in for this #MarsGeneration dream job!  If you’re over 18, send in your forms for this chance…