Archive for March, 2014

March 17th, 2014 - 7:33 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, STEM

International Space Relations

In the 1960s, it was every child’s dream to be an astronaut. This was the age of the space race, or who would get into orbit and to the moon first. Of course, Russia beat America in getting into space, but we beat Russia in getting to the moon. With the International Space Station, it [&hellip[...]

March 10th, 2014 - 7:10 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, STEM

Timeline of the Far Future

The good news shared by this infographic is that Earth should still be around for at least another one hundred quintillion years, at which point everything that is not biodegradable will be destroyed, although this infographic does mention even the decay of titanium in laptops. But this infographic [...]

March 3rd, 2014 - 7:03 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, STEM, STEM

DNA Explained

This short video on DNA is an overview of the details of what DNA is, and what can be done with it. The video goes from explaining the correlation of DNA and genetic material, to comparing it with other living things, to Genetically Modified Organisms. While GMOs are a very controversial subject, th[...]