Science

Raspberry Pi and Python

By: Vincent Fraser and Jerry Hernandez Although the Raspberry Pi may seem like some sort of snack, it is not recommended for consumption.  That is, unless you enjoy the flavor of printed…

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Overclocking

By: Vincent Fraser and Jerry Hernandez Computer overclocking can be extremely useful when a computer needs an extra boost in performance.  Overclocking involves the process of unlocking and gaining access to a…


Vacuum Chambers

By: Vincent Fraser and Jerry Hernandez The vacuum chamber is a simple machine used to lower the atmospheric pressure within a sealed container.  Its major goal is to obtain a lower pressure…


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5 Creatures of the Sea

Psychrolutes marcidus Also known as the blobfish, this fish can be found in Australia and New Zealand, within the depths of 600 and 1,200 meters, the Psychrolutes marcidus is actually perceived at…


Has The Cure To Cancer Been Found?

Even after all this time, cancer is still a very difficult disease to cure.  Currently, most medications for cancer will slow down the overall progression of the disease, but, just like all…


Imagine you forget who you are, then what?

Imagine the feeling of forgetting who you are, literally. Imagine your entire life’s worth of memories drained in an instant. Imagine this lasting for 30 years. If this happened to you, you’d…


Basic Plant Science

By Vincent Fraser and Jerry Hernandez, Catamount Science Writers Have you ever wondered how automated gardens or modified plants are created?  Modified plants are mainly created by a process called grafting, where plants…


Viruses, Bacteria, and Diseases

In the world of biological viruses, bacteria, and diseases, any living entity can be infected at anytime- and anywhere.  But how, or where exactly, did these destructive organisms originate from?   The…


All About Caves

Vincent Fraser, RCHSCatamout Science Writer  A cave is the most mysterious phenomenon on Earth.  They can form anywhere, existing in oceans, mountains, deserts, and near volcanoes.  How do caves form there, exactly?…


Exoplanets: Out of our solar system

  You’re probably familiar with our average solar system and our Earth which keeps us all alive right? An exoplanet is a planet which is out of our solar system. Well, did…