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The student news site of The Harker School.

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The student news site of The Harker School.

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STEM Scene showcases briefs to update our community on the STEM world.

STEM Scene: Jan. 19

by Angelina Hu and Jasleen Hansra January 19, 2022

Consumer Electric Show launches new technology products The 2022 Consumer Electric Show (CES) took place in Las Vegas from Jan. 5 to Jan. 8 to exhibit new tech trends and products from companies...

STEM Scene showcases briefs to update our community on the STEM world.

STEM Scene: Oct. 8

by Mark Hu, Winged Post Managing Editor October 8, 2021

Whistle-Blower accuses Facebook of prioritizing profits over safety amid major server outage Frances Haugen, a former product manager at Facebook, revealed that the company knew that Instagram,...

STEM Scene showcases briefs to update our community on the STEM world.

STEM Scene: Sept. 14

by Arjun Barrett, Asst. STEM Editor September 14, 2021

Australia passes controversial surveillance bill The Australian government passed the Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt) Bill 2021 on Aug. 25. The bill, intended to disrupt...

STEM Scene showcases briefs to update our community on the STEM world.

STEM Scene: Aug. 17

by Sabrina Zhu and Arjun Barrett August 17, 2021

SpaceX SpaceX, the aerospace company founded by Elon Musk in 2002, successfully launched the GPS III Space Vehicle 05 mission on June 17. The vehicle was supported by a Falcon 9 rocket that had...

Stem Scene: 2020 Nobel Prize winners

Stem Scene: 2020 Nobel Prize winners

by Sabrina Zhu, Winged Post Asst. STEM Editor November 21, 2020

Physics Roger Penrose received one half of the Nobel Prize in Physics for proving that black holes can exist and that they are direct results of Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity....

STEM Scene showcases briefs to update our community on the STEM world.

Stem Scene: Sept. 22

by Anmol Velagapudi, Mark Hu, and Sriya Batchu September 22, 2020

Astronomy Club The Upper School Astronomy Club held two guest speaker sessions with a Q&A with Dr. Eugene Chiang from UC Berkeley on Sept. 4th and a talk with Dr. Bruce Macintosh from the Stanford...

STEM Scene showcases briefs to update our community on the STEM world.

STEM Scene: Upper school clubs continue activities in quarantine

by Tiffany Chang, TALON Reporter May 4, 2020

With COVID-19 pushing everyone to pioneer alternatives for events made unfeasible by shelter-in-place, upper school STEM clubs have risen to the challenge. Despite the inability to continue hands-on activities...

STEM Scene showcases briefs to update our community on the STEM world.

STEM Scene: Upcoming contests and competitions

by Sally Zhu and Amruta Dharmapurikar January 15, 2020

AMC The American Mathematics Competitions (AMCs) will take place on Thursday, January 30. The AMC 10A and AMC 12A are math contests open to all students in or below grades ten and twelve, respectively....

STEM Scene showcases briefs to update our community on the STEM world.

STEM Scene: Online Edition

by Erica Cai, Reporter April 21, 2019

      Measles outbreak The number of measles cases and outbreaks this year has already passed the total amount of last year’s cases. From January 1 to April 11, 555 cases...

STEM Scene showcases briefs to update our community on the STEM world.

STEM Scene (Volume 20, Issue 4)

by Mark Hu, Reporter February 26, 2019

Blood moon In the late evening of Jan. 20, a super wolf blood moon occurred, according to the Nation Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Being the first full moon of the year, it was a...

STEM Scene (Volume 20, Issue 2)

STEM Scene (Volume 20, Issue 2)

by Helen Yang, Columnist October 18, 2018

Co-founders of instagram step down Kevin Systrom, CEO of Instagram, and Mike Krieger, CTO, founded Instagram together in 2010 in San Francisco. Six years after selling the company to Facebook for $1...

STEM Scene (Volume 20, Issue 1)

STEM Scene (Volume 20, Issue 1)

by Anika Rajamani, reporter September 3, 2018

New iPhones set to release Apple is set to release three models of the new iPhone later this year, presumably in September. This includes a larger iPhone X Plus and a cheaper LCD model. Apple has yet...

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