Feedback Survey

Hello everyone! It's been a few months since this blog has been active and I was hoping to get some feedback on what you think so far. I have a link, seen below, to a survey that I created to gather your feedback about Politico Explorer. The entire survey is anonymous and your responses will …

Advertisements

Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence: The Quest for Finding Life Among the Stars

One of the greatest questions in science is this simple notion..are we alone in the universe? For billions of years, Earth has been blessed with the ability to host life and allow the human race to prosper. Now that mankind has explored space, one has to wonder if there are signs of life outside the …

The U.S. National Laboratory System

At the conclusion of World War II, the nation's scientific enterprise was vital in bringing about the Atomic Age. Countless new technologies like Radar, Nuclear Power, Advanced Medicine, and other technologies, have helped the U.S. in winning the war. However, with these successes, the key question became what would become of the federal laboratories, whose …

National Parks: A Gift for Future Generations 

One of the nation's greatest treasure is not found in some museum, or stashed away in a vault, our greatest treasure resides in our National Parks. Every year, millions of people visit these national monuments so as to experience the grandeur that has captivated the public for generations. Yet how did our National Parks come …

The Manhattan Project

Before World War II, federal research science was non-existent in this country. However, due to rapid advancements from the Nazi regime, many scientists from Europe grew concerned about the potential destruction that could be unleashed upon the rest of the world. One of these notable scientists, who fled Europe, was Albert Einstein. Another major contributor …

The Space Race

On July 20, 1969, mankind made history by taking the first steps on a celestial body different from our own planet. This moment was a crowning achievement for the United States space program, known as NASA. However, this moment was not possible without the sacrifice from those who lost their lives in the name of …

Gerrymandering

Elections are the very bedrock as to what defines a democracy. A chance for citizens to make a decision on who should represent them in making laws, confirming judges, and approving treaties among nations. Elections are won, and lost, based upon who votes for which candidate, and which political party, in a given election. Elected …