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Energy from the Ground – Geothermal Energy!

Energy from the Ground – Geothermal Energy!

It’s interesting to think that underneath us lies a powerful energy source. However, that’s exactly what geothermal energy is! Geothermal energy is simply the interior heat from the Earth. Geothermal energy is ...

The Tesla Coil

The Tesla Coil

At Carnegie Science Center, the Works Theater houses a giant Tesla coil. You can see a giant contraption that reaches the ceiling, with a powerful electric field that makes a very loud sound. But what is a Tesla coil, and ...

Epidemiologists – The Disease Detectives

Epidemiologists – The Disease Detectives

If you’ve heard of the Flu Epidemic, you’re looking at the diseases that epidemiologists study. The study of infectious diseases is the focus of the medical specialty of epidemiology. A vital part of epidemiology is analyzing ...

DNA and Its Capabilities

DNA and Its Capabilities

by Aneri Shethji

Have you ever wondered what makes us different? Every human, no, every organism on Earth is made up of cells, but even still we look so different from one ...

Bioluminescence

Bioluminescence

by Aneri Shethji

Have you ever seen fireflies? Those flying bugs emit a glowing light, and you can see this light even when it’s dark outside. Fireflies, along with ...

The Spread of Wildfires

The Spread of Wildfires

by Aneri Shethji

California is raging with wildfires today. Before 2021, 7.1 million acres were burned in the United States, and even more have burned in the past two years. ...

Fireworks!

Fireworks!

by Aneri Shethji

Earlier this month, thousands of families celebrated the Fourth of July by watching the magical fireworks display in their city. However, these marvelous ...

The Science of Sound

The Science of Sound

by Aneri Shethji

Waves lapping along the shore, a fly buzzing through the air, children laughing at the playground. We are surrounded by various sounds every day. Some of ...

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

by Aneri Shethji

Have you ever used a cell phone or tablet and wondered, “How does a small device fit so much information?” Well, nanotechnology is making up a ...

Aneri Shethji:

Aneri Shethji is a junior at North Allegheny Senior High School. She is very passionate about science and writing and enjoys getting involved with the community. In her free time, Aneri spends time with friends and family and loves getting outside. She can’t wait to learn more about all that science has to offer, and help others learn it too!