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How You Can Vacation on Mars Without Rockets

2020-11-27T17:12:42-08:00 November 27th, 2020|Aerospace Engineering, Issue I, Material Science, Space, Volume XX|

Abstract A concept called the skyhook might revolutionize the way humans travel in space very soon. Functioning as cables thousands of kilometers (km) long that orbit the Earth, the skyhook can latch onto outbound spacecrafts at the edge of Earth’s atmosphere and move them away along the cable, bypassing the immense energy that it takes [...]

The Websites Have Ears: Tracking and Privacy on the Internet

2020-11-27T16:42:03-08:00 November 27th, 2020|Computer Science, Issue I, Volume XX|

Abstract Much of what we do online is tracked. But how? There are two major web tracking techniques: cookies and browser fingerprinting. Cookies, which are data stored in a user’s browser by a website, come in the form of first-party and third-party cookies.First-party cookies, which compensate for weaknesses in how the internet is designed, are [...]

How the Presidential Election Gave us the Technology to Plot the First Down Line in Football

2020-11-27T16:06:33-08:00 November 12th, 2020|Computer Science, Issue I, Sports & Recreation, Volume XX|

Abstract Football games and other sports broadcasts require a lot of information to help viewers understand what is happening as well as enhance their enjoyment of the game. A key portion of displaying this information comes from character generation (CG) graphics that are created during the live broadcast to display game scores and highlight important [...]

Circus Babies: The Past, Present, and Future of the Neonatal Incubator

2020-11-27T16:02:24-08:00 November 12th, 2020|Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Health & Medicine, History & Society, Issue I, Volume XX|

Abstract  The introduction and mainstream development of infant incubators has significantly  impacted the life expectancy of babies that are born as early as 24 weeks into a pregnancy [1]. Despite the high infant mortality rate in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, many medical professionals were hesitant to adopt incubator technology until Martin Couney, [...]