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...]

Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman is one the of greatest theoretical physicists of the post-war era. He was one of the first men to make strides in Quantum Electrodynamics (QED). Photo of Richard Feynman (c) CC … [Read more...]

The Speed of Santa

Santa flying through the sky via Clipart Library CC BY-SA 3.0 There is one question that has come up at least once in everyone's life. "How does Santa deliver presents to every single house in … [Read more...]

It’s Absolutely Cold!

Have you ever wondered how cold something can get? Well, this post will answer this question I've been wondering myself.  If you graphed a volume vs. temperature graph of any gas you … [Read more...]

The Physics of Space

Leia floating in space via AC Literacy Theory and Criticism As I was watching Star Wars: The Last Jedi at the scene where Leia uses the force to pull herself out of space and into a ship, I thought … [Read more...]