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Cosmic explosion furthers knowledge of the galaxy

Cosmic explosion furthers knowledge of the galaxy

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

A quiet, peaceful place filled with stars, planets and asteroids. If you are like most people, this is how you imagine our galaxy, the Milky Way. Until recently, this seemed to be the truth. However, researchers have discovered traces of cosmic activity that prove our galaxy is more dynamic than we once t...

Earth’s axis potentially wobbles due to humans

Peter Zheng, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

According to research by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, “Human activity increases the wobbling of the Earth’s axis as the planet is spinning.” The main way humans affect the wobble of the Earth is through the increasing temperatures of the planet causing glaciers to melt, which transfers mass...

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Space flight may have been reborn with the recent launch of SpaceX’s groundbreaking rocket, the Falcon Heavy. At 3:45 p.m. on Feb. 6, the Falcon Heavy rocket launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is the largest since the Saturn V booster, which served the...

Author of “Hidden Figures”speaks in Dana

Author of “Hidden Figures”speaks in Dana

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

“It just kept grabbing me,” said author Margot Lee Shetterly of writing “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.” “Every clue led to something else and made me more curious. So in a sense, I had to finish it...

News in Brief

News in Brief

September 22, 2017

Mexico Over 116 people have died in a magnitude 7.1 earthquake affecting Mexcio City and nearby states, as of Sept. 19. 3.8 million central Mexico residents have experienced a disruption in electricity services, and public schools have been closed in Puebla, Mexico City and Guerrero until further...

Climate change increases magnitude of hurricanes

Climate change increases magnitude of hurricanes

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

September 15, 2017

In light of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the question of the effect of climate change is important to consider. Skeptics of climate change believe the focus should remain only on the immediate effects of the hurricane. However, I think it is important to learn how climate change affected the severity...

Mark and Scott Kelly are out of this world at Bryan Series

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

October 22, 2016

For many of us, most of our day-to-day life happens in the small town of Greensboro. For Mark and Scott Kelly, day-to-day life can happen over 200,000 miles above our heads. On Oct. 18, astronauts and identical twin brothers Mark and Scott visited Guilford College for the second Bryan Series event...

News in Brief

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

September 19, 2014

Kiev, Ukraine: The Ukrainian parliament has finally agreed to integrate with the EU, according to the Guardian. The refusal of former president Yanukovych to sign this bill sparked the Euromaiden protests last year, which resulted in Yanukovych’s effective resignation. The parliament also approv...