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This section of ESTEEMStream.News is dedicated to empirical science and scientific theory.

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Physics of a plane

By: Owen Elling, Journalist

The physics of a plane comprise 4 things.  Lift is the force that causes an aircraft to take off, thrust is the power which pushes it forward, traction is the force that slows it down , and gravity is...

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Mass Extinction

By: Valery Cordon , "Journalist"

A mass extinction event is triggered when a species dies much more rapidly than it is being reproduced. This is because of extreme variations in temperature, rising sea levels, or massive volcano's erupting....

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Hydrogen Car

By: Logan Xavier Lee, Journalist
Hydrogen cars provide a new renewable power source.
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What Causes Turbulence?

What Causes Turbulence?

By: Toby Tepp, Journalist
If you have ever been on a plane, you have likely experienced turbulence. So what causes the plane to wobble and why is it so unpredictable?
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The Wormhole Theory

By: Toby Tepp, Journalist
One of Albert Einstein's many theories was the existence of wormholes. But what exactly are wormholes and could they exist?
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Speculative Biology: The “What If” Of Evolution

By: Grant Le, Journalist
Speculative biology is what scientists and artists get into when they watch too much National Geographic.
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Women In STEM: Part 1: Science

By: Ida Selander, Journalist
Watson and Crick are two names almost synonymous with the famous "double helix" structure of DNA. Here is the real story of how it was discovered.
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Why Heart Attacks Happen

Why Heart Attacks Happen

By: Ali Iskandar, Journalist
You or someone you know might have had a heart attack but you don't know why, well...
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Different Types Of Stars

By: Logan Xavier Lee, Journalist
These are the different types of stars.
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The German V-2 Rocket

The German V-2 Rocket

By: Lucas Nguyen, Journalist

The V-2 Rocket is a German-designed rocket and considered to be the first long range ballistic guided missile in the world which was used post war by the Allies for their atomic warheads. How It Works The...

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P&G Water Purifier Packet

By: Lucas Nguyen, Journalist

Clean drinking water is very important for humanity's survival on our home we call Earth. But according to the UN, "1/6 people don't have clean drinking water" and have to drink dirty water which is...

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Are We One Step Closer to Unlocking the Secret of Immortality?

By: Ida Selander, Journalist

You may be familiar with the story of Juan Ponce de Leon, a Spanish explorer, famous for his legendary search for the Fountain of Youth. A species of jellyfish (called turritopsis dohrnii) seems to have...

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