Sharon Wu

Class of 2018

Articles

  • SciTech Briefs

    Researchers detect cosmic rays from a galaxy far, far away

    In Argentina, at the Pierre Auger Observatory, scientists recorded cosmic rays coming from outside the galaxy. According to Karl-Heinz Kampert, the spokesman for the Auger Collaboration, he and hundreds of other collaborators are making progress in uncovering the origin of cosmic rays.

    SciTech | September 25, 2017
  • How Things Work: Immunotherapy

    The immune system is an amazing ensemble of organs, cells and substances that work to identify and fight off foreign agents, such as bacteria and viruses. It attempts to keep an individual free from illnesses and infections. But did you know, thanks to recent research in the past few decades, that with the appropriate treatment, the immune system could be instrumental in curing cancer, one of the ...

    SciTech | May 1, 2017
  • SciTech Briefs

    New disease carried by mosquitos detected in Haiti

    SciTech | September 19, 2016
  • SciTech Briefs

    Scientists identify Proxima b, an Earth-like planet

    Years of research have led an international team of scientists to the discovery of Proxima b, a rocky exoplanet close to Earth. With instruments at the European Southern Observatory in Chile, the scientists studied the emission of light from Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the sun and the center of orbit for Proxima b.

    SciTech | August 29, 2016
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    Identical Twins Live Longer

    SciTech | August 19, 2016