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HackMITea: A Hackathon From the Eyes of a Physics Major

Recently, I've had the opportunity to visit a friend up north and experience my first ever hackathon, hosted by none other than MIT. Every...
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HackMITea: A Hackathon From the Eyes of a Physics Major

Recently, I've had the opportunity to visit a friend up north and experience my first ever hackathon, hosted by none other than MIT. Every...

Diary of an Undergraduate Thesis

The Georgia Tech Research Option is available to all undergraduate students in the College of Sciences. It includes the completion of an undergraduate thesis....

A day in the life of a field ecologist

Details from my summer experience conducting fieldwork in the Colorado Rockies Photo caption: View of the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, with Gothic Mountain towering above. 4:30...

Collaboration is Key!

As a senior in college, about to graduate with an engineering degree, I've come to actually appreciate the dreaded "group project" - and trust...
Field Notes
Steven Yang

Here’s why you should learn to code on a potato [Rant]

Okay, okay, let me be clear: I'm not talking about the delicious, versatile, edible, literal potato. I'm talking about the metaphorical potato – which...
Reggie Slater

A Pocket Guide to Smokable Herbs

Hey! Are you looking to smoke, but want to keep a clear mind or refrain from traditionally addictive tobacco cigarettes? Well, there's actually a whole...
Abby Sim

A Spotlight on Black Licorice and its Darker Side

Black licorice. You either love it or you hate it. Some delight in the intense spice flavor that comes with a bite of licorice...
Cassandra Lund

Native Plants at the Georgia Tech EcoCommons

Introduction The effort to bring greenspace and restore natural ecology to the Georgia Tech campus can be seen in the EcoCommons, a park built near...
Ivana Olivo

Behind the Baking: Leavening

Introduction Welcome to the second installment of my Baking Science series! This time, I'm putting a variety of leavening agents to the test to see...
Kelsey Brew

Math is Friend, Not Foe

Today I’d like to talk about everyone’s favorite, least-favorite subject in school: Math Math can seem very scary and complicated. And this feeling is very...