Science
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Quitters Never Prosper—Except When They Actually Do

By 22, Edward Witten had quit journalism, economics, politics, and math. Now he’s the world’s top physicist. So much for “quitters never prosper.”

Jesse Stone
March 31, 2021
Prompts, Science
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Shine Like a Jewel: Remembering Jewell Whatley, My Biology Teacher

In honor of Women’s Month, Anthony shows his love for one of the most empowering women in his life, his biology teacher, Mrs. Jewell Whatley.

Anthony Reeves
March 24, 2021
Science
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COVID Vaccine 2: My Review of the Most Anticipated Release of the Year

Fresh off of COVID Vaccine 1, Josh Bard reviews COVID Vaccine 2, so you know what to expect before it is released nationwide and to your community.

Josh Bard
January 28, 2021
Science
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Guns + Galois = The REAL Good Will Hunting

Will Hunting isn’t the only misguided mathematician with a Hollywood story. Meet Evariste Galois, the OG of algebra. Real duels, real guns, real murder.

Jesse Stone
September 17, 2020
Science
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A Failed State: Why Iowa is No. 1 In Failed Pandemic Response

With no national strategy for facing COVID-19, states have implemented their own. For Iowa, that means a complete failure in pandemic response. Here’s why.

David Borger Germann
August 12, 2020
Politics, Science
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Memoirs of a Headcrab: An {Inner Monologue}

I didn’t ask for any of this. Not a bit of it.

But here I am,…

V. Buritsch
June 19, 2020
Prompts, Science
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5 Crazy Facts About Your {5 Senses}

Did you know you can see with your tongue? It’s true. And there’s more where that came from. We’ve got a crazy fact for all of the 5 senses.

Jesse Stone
June 12, 2020
Prompts, Science
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FAQ About the Food and Drug Administration’s New Microfiction Contest

Drugs used to need to satisfy some of the strictest medicinal criteria to earn FDA approval. These days? A good narrative is all you need.

Jesse Stone
May 26, 2020
Politics, Pop Culture, Science
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How Are Galaxies Formed? An Explainer.

Introduction: The Hubble Deep Field

In 1995, astronomers, using the recently launched Hubble Space Telescope, wanted to take long exposure…

Brian Cook
March 19, 2020
Science
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