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Alex Gurgis

Alex Gurgis
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Alex is an undergraduate student at Georgia Tech passionate about learning how and why things work. She loves reading, writing, and traveling, and spends her spare time listening to podcasts, playing and composing music, and telling bad puns.

Clarified Purple Cow Punch

This year, continuing the theme from the Taste of Science, the Georgia Tech STEMcomm team decided to host a Sober Science Speakeasy, a party...

That sounds fishy…

While scrolling somewhere in the interwebs, I saw a post someone had made about trying to hold their breath during action movies whenever the...

An Egg-istential Question

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? A classic philosophical conundrum, intentionally baffling and likely argument-provoking. “You need a chicken to lay an egg, but...

Painting With all the Color of the Wind Part Two

PART TWO: WHY DOES SYNESTHESIA HAPPEN? So, we know a bit about what synesthesia is. But what actually causes these remarkable perceptions? Well the truth is,...

Painting With all the Color of the Wind Part One

PART ONE: WHAT IS SYNESTHESIA? Read this sentence. Now stop. Go back, and read it again, but this time, listen to that sentence as well. No,...

Painting With all the Colors of the Wind Part Three

If you’ve already read this far, you hopefully have a pretty good picture of what synesthesia is, seen some scientific data that supports its...

Mayday, Mayday, Are We Syncing?

There is something funny, maybe even enjoyable, about the camaraderie many people seem to feel with their “period-buddies”. After all, we all know the...