Abstract imagining of string theory with loops oscillating.
History of Science

Strings and Branes: A Theory of Everything

August 10, 2020

According to the Kaluza-Klein model, gravitation and electromagnetism could be brought together if the field underlying reality was 5-dimensional. Einstein himself pursued Kaluza-Klein-type ideas, but failed in his endeavors. […]

Picture showing a scientist conducting tests on different vegetables.

Genetically Modified Organisms: Benefits and Concerns

August 5, 2020

Genetically modified organisms are useful for farmers as plants can be modified to keep insects away and increase the yield. Being so beneficial for foods, why are most people concerned about GMOs used in animals and plants? […]

Geothermal activity in volcanic area on Mars's planet surface.

Mars’s Mountains, Volcanoes, and Marsquakes

July 31, 2020

Mars has much more than carbon dioxide snow, seasons, and tiny moons. It has numerous volcanoes that cause quakes, and a huge mountain significantly bigger than Everest. Are the many craters responsible for the many mountains? […]

The planet Mars during the Martian winter lit by the distant Sun.

Martian Seasons, Climate, and Axial Tilt

July 31, 2020

Under Mar’s super-thin atmosphere and super-low pressure, Martian seasons do not change the cold climate but are still distinguishable. Snowfall is usually possible for water snow, but there is another type of snow that needs a cold Martian winter to happen. […]

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