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Why is Alan Turing Not as Famous as He Should Be?

Why is Alan Turing Not as Famous as He Should Be?

November 17, 2019

For decades, Alan Turing (1912 – 1954) may have been one of the most underappreciated scientists on Earth. Not only was Turing arguably the most important figure in the development of computers, but...

‘The Bloodhound’: How to Drive Faster than a Plane

November 17, 2019

On November 6th, the ‘Bloodhound LSR’ (Land Speed Record) zoomed across a 20km test track on Hakskeen Pan, South Africa at an astonishing speed of 805km per hour. According to the Bloodhound’s pilot And...

The Blitzchung Incident: What Happened and Why is Everyone so Riled up About It?

The Blitzchung Incident: What Happened and Why is Everyone so Riled up About It?

November 15, 2019

On October 8th, video-game holding company Activision Blizzard issued a year-long ban on professional Hearthstone (an online card game) player Ng “Blitzchung” Wai Chung. Blizzard also withheld all the ...

Great Strides in Indian Space Exploration

Great Strides in Indian Space Exploration

November 15, 2019

For the first time in Indian history, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was about to reach heights of glory in lunar space research. This was their first attempt at sending a Lunar Lander into space, in hopes of it landing on the moon...

The Culprit Behind the Deadly Vaping Outbreak

The Culprit Behind the Deadly Vaping Outbreak

November 15, 2019

Nowadays it is common to see many people using vapes throughout the day. Vaping is usually presented as a completely safe alternative to cigars and cigarettes, and advertisements claim that vaping is no...

2019 Physics Nobel Prize – Who Won it and What For?

2019 Physics Nobel Prize – Who Won it and What For?

November 15, 2019

                On the 8th of October, the Nobel Prize in Physics was announced by Göran K Hansson, Secretary-General of the Royal Swedis...

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