Flightless Cormorant and It’s Tiny Wings

Off the coast of Ecuador, there is a cluster of volcanic islands that seem like they are on another planet. These islands, called the Galapagos, have been untouched until very recently, being used as a base for 18th and 19th century sailors and pirates, and finally being claimed and settled in 1832. These islands are…

Hydrogen is Elemental

1) Atomic Weight= 1.008u (the lightest in the periodic table) 2) Discovered by Henry Cavendish in1766 and named by Antoine Lavoisier-1782 3) Natural Isotopes: (H-1), Deuterium (H-2), Tritium (H-3) 4) Compounds We’ve All Heard Of: Water, Ammonia, Hydrogen Peroxide, Carbon Dioxide 5) 90% of all atoms are composed of Hydrogen (they are the beginning fuel…

Ten Interesting Scientific Facts

Science and its history are weird. Really weird. But the thing is, it’s cool as well (in the ‘50s, you could buy nuclear reactor playsets for your kids, but they risked dying of radiation poisoning. Take that, EZ-Bake ovens!). Here are 10 we’ve found to be the most intriguing: 1. Researchers have calculated that DNA…

✨Science of the Avengers✨

I can be fairly sure most of you have at least seen the trailer for Captain America: Civil War (and no, it’s not like Batman v. Superman, even though it catches on some similar points). Maybe you saw the Avengers movie last year, or the preceding one three years before it. Either way, even with…

Amazing Earth!

Happy Earth Day! Let’s take a moment to appreciate how awesome our world actually is. Our world has movie theaters, Dunkin’ Donuts, xBox’s, Rocky Mountain National Park, and Disney World. It also has people, trees, squirrels, and jellyfish. That’s just a few of the things that make our world so awesome. Let’s appreciate our resources…

Back to life!!

The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute on man. Charles Darwin We’re back! Our trip to the Galapagos was amazing, and we had so many new experiences and learned so many new things (more in a week than we’d learn in a year from a book). We saw giant turtles, sharks…