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Stem Scene: Sept. 22

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 Kali Institute on Sept. 9. Dr. Chiang spoke about his experience as an astronomer, and Dr. Macintosh talked about his rese...

STEM Scene: Upper school clubs continue activities in quarantine

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 or hold on-site events, clubs are managing to stay active through a variety of innovative events ...

STEM Scene: Upcoming contests and competitions

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. Students answer 25 multiple choice questions for 75 minutes, and high scorers advance to fo...

STEM Scene: Online Edition

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 of measles have been reported in 20 states, including California, and it is the second-greatest number of cases in the U.S. since measles was eliminated in ...

STEM Scene (Volume 20, Issue 4)

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 wolf moon. It was also at its closest to the Earth, making it a supermoon. Finally, the moon passed behind the earth which projected a red hue on the moon’s surface thus cre...

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 billion, the duo resigned and plans to leave Instagram. SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket California based aerospace company SpaceX launched ...

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 to disclose the official release date or the name of the new iPhones. NASA launches Parker Probe to ...

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