Is space the future resting place of our garbage?

From plastic bags to old electronics and food waste, trash is beginning to accumulate in our landfills. Landfill This is leading many people to wonder, is it viable to send our trash into … [Read more...]

How hard do you have to hit a chicken to cook it?

Like most people, I often look for more efficient ways to do things. Since heat is just another form of kinetic energy, is it possible to cook a chicken by hitting it? I see a few ways this problem … [Read more...]

MRI and MEG + Field Trip Reflection

ImageTech Lab The field trip to the SFU ImageTech Lab was my first look at an MRI and MEG machine. It was really cool to be standing in front of multi-million dollar pieces of equipment. To me … [Read more...]

Neutron Stars… Underrated Objects in our Universe

The Universe The universe contains objects that are so amazing and exotic that it's hard for our human brains to comprehend. There are extremely giant structures of galaxies and matter, billions of … [Read more...]

Quantum Computing… Advancing the Limits of Computer Technology

In the past few decades, computer technology has grown and is continuing to grow at an exponential rate. Humans went from counting with their fingers just 200 thousand years ago to building machines … [Read more...]

Blue Blood and Radioactive Food

Scientific misconceptions surround us everyday. They affect the ways we see things and can only be proven wrong through scientific discoveries. These misconceptions could be present because other … [Read more...]

Scientific Rewind

Over the past year many amazing scientific discoveries have taken place. We got a step closer to sending humans to mars with the discovery of water on the Red Planet. To go along with the discovery of … [Read more...]

Metal in the Microwave: a Recipe for Disaster

Microwave oven (c) CC BY-SA 4.0 While eagerly anticipating my red-hot chicken wings to finish reheating, I heard a distinctive popping noise coming from my kitchen. As I ran back into the kitchen, … [Read more...]

2018 Annual Kwantlen Science Challenge

Science challenge team (left to right) Jenny Mei, Kent Kotaka, Flora Guo, Andy Kim, Jessy Zhu, Mozi Lu, Navnoor Sodhi, Mr. Halabi, via Mr. Lu On November 24th, seven seniors students represented … [Read more...]

Particle Accelerators

Ever since I learned about particle physics I've always been interested in how the research was being done to advance our understanding of the universe. Nowadays, it's harder for individual scientists … [Read more...]