Josh Andah Editorial Board Writer

Class of 2020


  • The expansion of the universe is steadily accelerating

    Cosmologists have known for almost a century that our universe isn’t static. In 1919, Edwin Hubble gazed up at the universe through his powerful telescope and made two ground-breaking observations: there exist galaxies outside our own, and those galaxies are flying away from us.
    It is the second observation that revealed the true, expanding nature of our universe. Hubble arrived at this realizat...

    SciTech | April 3, 2017
  • SciTech Briefs

    New and cheaper vaccine developed to fight rotavirus

    A heat-stable, cheap vaccine for rotavirus has been developed by Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF), or Doctors Without Borders, in Niger. The trial’s results were published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday, March 23. The new vaccine is “a game changer” according to Dr. Micaela Serafini, an MSF medical doctor.

    SciTech | March 27, 2017
  • Moore’s law attempts to predict the future of silicon chips

    Moore’s law has accurately predicted trends in computer transistors for decades. It demonstrates the accelerating progress and change of computer science and technology, and gives us a glimpse into our technological capabilities of tomorrow. What is Moore’s law, and will it be accurate forever?

    SciTech | March 27, 2017
  • SciTech Briefs

    Earliest evidence of life on Earth found in rocks in Canada

    SciTech | March 6, 2017
  • Space tourism has become a reality thanks to startups

    It seems tourism is exploring its final frontier: space. In late 2018, SpaceX will place two tourists in its Dragon capsule and slingshot them around the moon. The journey will take seven days. Another startup, World View Enterprise, will lift customers up into the stratosphere on hot-air balloons. At such a height, tourists could gaze down at the Earth’s continents and curvature, or directly up a...

    SciTech | March 6, 2017