Melting ice could expose Cold War toxic waste

The army base at Camp Century in Greenland was abandoned in the ’60s, leaving behind buried toxic waste that may become exposed by the end of the century. (Photo: U.S. Army/Wikimedia Commons) by Sami Grover When the Cold War ended, much of the world breathed a huge sigh of relief. And while the immediate threatContinue reading “Melting ice could expose Cold War toxic waste”

The greatest scientist you’ve never heard of: James Clerk Maxwell

Did you know that the person who invented the color photograph was from Scotland? So was the inventor of the color triangle that forms the bases of the RGB color model we use in computing today. So was the man who proved the link between electricity and magnetism, as was the guy who figured outContinue reading “The greatest scientist you’ve never heard of: James Clerk Maxwell”