Technology

Collecting Soil from Asteroids

Most people don’t know that we have sent out two missions to asteroids that will bring back soil samples! Now that’s no small feat — the asteroids are moving at a speed of 25 Km/s — their speed varies based on their distance from the sun. Meanwhile, the two spacecraft […]

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Did Marconi Invent the Radio?

Chances are that radio and television have been the go to activities for many of you during isolation. And let’s not forget video and audio podcasting. Thank god for that — or should we be thanking Marconi? Well, there were others before Marconi, in fact 80 years of science led […]

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Fantastic Women Series — Ada Lovelace, First Computer Programmer

Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, was born on December 10, 1815. She was the daughter of the famous poet Lord Byron and his wife Anne Isabella Noel Byron. However, being Lord Byron’s only legitimate child is not her claim to fame. Ada Lovelace was an extremely brilliant woman, who […]

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