What is Fission?

Nuclear fission is defined as a reaction in which the nucleus of an atom is split, releasing energy and radioactivity. Fission occurs when an atom of a heavy element, that is, one that has a large atomic mass, splits into atoms of lighter elements. The products of the reaction have less mass than the starting […]

Facial reconstruction of Jane, a young female Jamestown colonist

   Facial reconstruction of Jane, a young female Jamestown colonist   Stephen Rouse, specialist in 3D modeling for medical applications, utilizes images from a CT scan to digitally reconstruct Jane’s splintered cranium so a 3D model of the skull can be generated. Ivan Schwartz of StudioEIS then explains how they are able to create a […]

AIS: Exploring the Primary Threat to Our Fish

  AIS: Exploring the Primary Threat to Our Fish By ZZ Troutski This day and age holds a great many aquatic invasive species. In the forms of both weeds and fish, species are being moved around so fast – intentionally – that some true damage is being done to native species and habitats. Take Arizona […]