Much of the language used to describe drug users is profoundly negative. People with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) are commonly referred to as drug abusers, addicts, junkies, etc. Colloquial use of the word “addict” implies a habitual user with inadequate willpower to s...

Some people spend their lives chasing eclipses, and some have yet to see their first. Thousands of both categories flocked to remote areas of Kentucky on August 21, 2017. The prospect of seeing the “Great American Solar Eclipse” in its path of totality surpassed any wo...

Welcome to the camp for the greatest of space nerds. This past summer I was accepted to Duke University’s astronomy, physics, and astrobiology field studies (run by their Talent Identification Program, TIP). Here students conducted independent research using resources...

Ever fired up the Xbox and taken a moment to appreciate the lifelike nature of a simulated landscape? No. Of course not. However, little known fact: oftentimes their creation is facilitated by fractals. A fractal is, most basically, a shape created by an endlessly repe...

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