Brian Lee

Class of 2012

Articles

  • How Things Work: Landfills

    On average, Americans produce 1,600 pounds of garbage every year, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The amount of trash produced in America annually can fill up enough garbage trucks, lined up end to end, to reach the moon. Luckily, landfills have been created and designed specifically to contain and process waste material. Without these indispensable filling grounds, America...

    SciTech | August 23, 2010
  • Minput makes movement a new way to control small electronics

    The world of electronics is rapidly changing. Today, touchpads like those seen in the iPad are popular, replacing conventional keyboards with a screen. As handheld devices also become smaller and more compact than ever, innovative technology must be developed to navigate through different screens.

    SciTech | April 26, 2010
  • How Things Work: Volcanoes

    A recent volcanic eruption in Iceland created mayhem, causing evacuations and widespread flooding in the country. Other parts of western Europe were affected as well, as volcanic ash grounded planes. While volcanic eruptions and ash become the center of the spotlight for breaking news, it is important to understand the nature behind the fearsome and destructive power of volcanoes.

    SciTech | April 19, 2010
  • Health Talk: Chimeras

    The ability to combine animals is an idea common to mythology in many cultures. The best elements of each animal were taken, forming a novel creature usually more powerful than its constituents. This type of animal was given the name “chimera.” For example, the griffin, a combination of a lion and an eagle — both kings of their domains — was a legendary symbol of divine power. The pincoy is a comb...

    SciTech | April 19, 2010
  • SciTech Briefs

    Natural particle accelerator found

    SciTech | April 19, 2010

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