Dublin, Ireland and Globalization

My first time to Dublin was in March of 2009. I was 17 and visiting my sister who was studying abroad in the Irish Capital. It was my first trip to Europe and had no idea what to expect. I was curious on what I would experience but didn't have a whole lot of expectations. … Continue reading Dublin, Ireland and Globalization

Spotlight; Astronomer Frank Drake and The Drake Equation

  Astronomer Frank Drake, born in 1930, the same year Neil Armstrong was born, is one of the most famous and admired Astronomers of the late 20th century. He is best known for the ground breaking Drake equation but has also been involved in a number of other successful projects. Career At a young age, … Continue reading Spotlight; Astronomer Frank Drake and The Drake Equation

Titan; A Sci Fi-Esque Moon Beckons Explorers

  Titan, the largest moon of Saturn and the second largest moon in the solar system, just might be the most 'alien' yet, 'earth-like' world that science currently knows. There are so many elements of this world that make it a priority destination in space exploration but it's competition for projects and funding, grows every … Continue reading Titan; A Sci Fi-Esque Moon Beckons Explorers

The Anomaly Of Fairfield, Iowa

  I can remember it like it was yesterday. June 6, 2013. The day I learned Transcendental meditation. I had been desiring to learn the esoteric technique ever since reading about the practice in a college credit, sociology course in High School. Brought to the West by Indian guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, a movement was … Continue reading The Anomaly Of Fairfield, Iowa

Human Origins; Neanderthals and Language

Were Homo sapiens the first Hominids to have the ability to communicate with complex speech? It’s an elaborate and difficult question to answer. The relevance of whether or not Humans were the first to communicate with complex speech is however, a monumental question in our evolutionary history because language is something that separates us from … Continue reading Human Origins; Neanderthals and Language

The Priorities in Solar System Exploration

It has long been held that a manned mission to Mars is and should be Humanity's next big step in space exploration. The red planet has captivated our imagination for a long time, especially since Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli mistakenly called a network of dark areas he observed on Mars, 'canals.' The intrigue and beckoning … Continue reading The Priorities in Solar System Exploration

The 2006 O’Hare UFO Incident Remains Obscure

  "Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand." - Neil Armstrong In November 2006, something very peculiar occurred at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Amidst the bustling, coming and going of people and airplanes, an unknown object appeared seemingly out of no where, hovering above one of the most busy … Continue reading The 2006 O’Hare UFO Incident Remains Obscure