Emma Flickinger

Class of 2019

Articles

  • Reviving extinct species has unclear consequences

    Should scientists be working to revive extinct species?

    SciTech | October 30, 2017
  • Atomic Clocks are the most precise way to keep time

    Atomic clocks are the most precise way to keep time ever devised. What makes them so accurate, and how do they work?

    SciTech | October 16, 2017
  • More competitive tadpoles grow up to be more toxic

    Tadpoles use poisons to defend themselves against their numerous predators, which include fish, birds, and insects. Last week, new research found that tadpoles may also use their poison to get an edge in the competition for resources. The tadpoles of the common toad are more poisonous when there are lots of other tadpoles to compete with, the study found. The more crowded an area is, the more pois...

    SciTech | October 9, 2017
  • 360-degree cameras add perspective to sharing stories

    360-degree cameras are becoming increasingly popular among consumers as major brand names compete for the best price and video quality. The cameras take video from all angles, producing uniquely immersive footage that viewers can "look around" in during playback.

    SciTech | September 25, 2017
  • Cassini spacecraft plummets into Saturn's atmosphere

    assini, the probe whose 20-year mission to Saturn transformed scientific understanding of the bodies in our solar system, has finished its journey. Early Friday morning, the probe dived into Saturn’s atmosphere, where it rapidly disintegrated due extreme heat and pressure.

    SciTech | September 18, 2017