What Would Happen if we Nuke the Moon?

Well, it’s complicated. What if we take a powerful nuclear weapon, and detonate it on the moon? Would huge chunks be blown off? Would the whole Moon be destroyed? Would the moon get pushed toward the Earth? Well, we don’t know, but we can make a pretty good...
Unschooling Journal December 6-12, 2020

Unschooling Journal December 6-12, 2020

Hello! This is Ethan! Here is a recap of the week. I did EMF and Brilliant, and I kept learning about calculus. This week, I had my book club meeting on Monday to finish reading Endling. I also did swimming lessons on Monday and taekwondo lessons on Saturday. I...

The (Very Brief) History of Video Games

Video games are very popular. But who MADE video games? https://tenor.com/search/controller-gifs Well, there are many people who contributed to making video games, but the most well known people were called Ralph Baer and Nolan Bushnell. Baer came up with the idea for...
Rogue Earth

Rogue Earth

earthsky.org/space/frozen-snowball-planets-warm-support-life Something we do NOT want to happen Rogue planets. Cold, boring, and dead. Rogue planets (also called an interstellar planet, nomad planet, free-floating planet, unbound planet, orphan...

Asteroid Mining

What is it, and why should we do it? We live in the 21st century. That means we have things like computers and phones, technology that would have been impossible 100 years ago. But, these devices use a LOT of precious metals, like terbium, neodymium, and tantalum. The...