Monday, September 28, 2020

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Electric Vehicles: Will EVs make climate better?

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Vehicle Technology Program examines the precompetitive, high-risk research needed to develop the component and infrastructure technologies necessary to enable a full range of affordable cars and light trucks that will reduce the U.S. dependence on imported oil and minimize harmful vehicle...

The von Neumann Architecture

The von Neumann Architecture Introduction Have you ever wondered how your computer works? Who decided that we should use keyboards to tell our devices what to do? And who else later decided that touch screens were cooler much of the time. Much of how we think about computing we...

How much do you know about RSA Cryptography?

Whether you’re browsing TikTok, Instagram, or scrolling through random Wikipedia articles, do you ever wonder if your internet browsing is secure? Probably not - but that’s okay! The world can peacefully rely on the wonders of mathematics to keep their data and internet browsing safe from peeking...

Trees in Computer Science?!?!

In computer science, there are many ways to organize data to be used effectively. These many ways are called Data Structures. Of the many data structures, there are data structures that are hierarchical in which the data is organized into a tree-like structure. A specific tree data...

Carbonation and Coca-Cola

“What is the difference?” I asked the person across from me after they tasted the flat Coca Cola and the carbonated Coca-Cola. While it took them a while to get to their answers, they all followed the lines of “The flat one tastes duller and sweeter, and...

Origami: Art or Science

“OrIgami Engineering is a thing? - JOshua Suber (ME) This semester I had the opportunity to join and participating in the Origami Club at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Each Friday, students from all majors, come together and attempt a variety of origami challenges. Our faculty advisor, Glaucio H....

Caffeine in the Sky

At this event, I was in charge of coffee, and we shared two types of coffee at this event: pre-made cold brew and espresso using a siphon coffee maker. To make coffee, you only need two ingredients: coffee and water. However, temperature, pressure, and time are key...

That’s The Tea

  Recently, our STEMComm class put on a Sober Science Speakeasy event for Atlanta Science Festival, where our classmates explored the science of drinks. One of our drinks was the science behind the tastes and textures of milk tea boba, which I have depicted in a series of...

Drinks and Science: Science Speakeasy

It was the evening of March 12 and the STEMcomm VIP team were in preparation mode for the Science Speakeasy. The Science Speakeasy was an event that was focused on eight different beverages where the science behind each beverage was explained to our fellow guests. Our event...

The Physics Behind Sonic the Hedgehog

I remember the first time I played a Sonic the Hedgehog game. I was 8 years-old and had just bought Sonic Unleashed with my Toys R Us gift card (what a throwback). Coming home, I slapped on the Wii and was thrusted alongside the blue blur himself....

A Revolution in Heart Transplants

A ‘Cool’ Way to Transport or Not?  Since their successful conception in 1967 by Dr. Christiaan Barnard, heart transplants have been a staple in the transplant world. They have provided many individuals with end stage cardiomyopathy (weakening of the heart muscles), heart valve disease, coronary artery disease, or...

Is eating late at night really bad for you?!?!

Imagine this, its been a long day of exams and work and you really want to just hang out with your friends for the night to simply relax. You and your friends are hanging out and time passes fast and next thing you know, it is 2...