Monthly Archives: September 2016

2016 Nobel Prize Winners Cream of the Scientific Crop

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering what happened to that quiet guy from high school who was always carrying around a scientific notebook, you may want to check out the latest Nobel Prize Winners. While these geniuses may not have been in your social crowd in school, their deep thoughts and future plans might have […]

The Importance of Good Laboratory Notebook Practices

Establishing good laboratory notebook practices begins in high school. It is important for science and engineering instructors to require that their students have a proper notebook to record their work in for the class. Some students might question why they need to write in their notebooks and why they cannot just use a laptop or […]

Rosetta Spacecraft’s 12 Year Mission Comes to an End

After twelve years traveling through the cosmos, the Rosetta spacecraft’s mission came to an end after it crashed into comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Rosetta followed Churyumov-Gerasimenko for more than a decade and six billion kilometers, giving scientists incredible insight into the beginnings of the solar system and the universe we live in along the way. In honor […]

Recently Discovered: Earth’s Oldest Ocean Crust Formed 340 Million Years Ago

Dr. Roi Granot, a scientific researcher from BGU (Ben Gurion University of the Negev) in Israel recently discovered the earth’s oldest ocean crust under the Mediterranean Sea. It is estimated the crust is 340 million years old and is a significant discover. Ocean crust is much thinner than continental crust. It is formed when volcanic […]