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Imagine that as you are sitting on your lawn chair, a rocket will be passing by at about 86 % the speed of light. Let us take it a step further and consider that you have a laser based clock consisting of a rod with parallel mirrors and, whenever fired, it would take the laser one second to travel to the top mirror, reflect off of it, and travel back to the bottom mirror.

Vitamin K: A Little-Known but Noteworthy Nutrient

Kale Salad Rich in Vitamin K

Most people know about vitamins A, B, C, D and/or E, but vitamin K slips under the nutritional radar. Yet it is essential for life because it’s required for blood to clot normally. Now scientists are now realizing there is more to know about this less appreciated nutrient.

Japan to Build Wooden Satellites to Avoid Space Junk

Sumotomo Forestry Wooden Satellites Project

Sumitomo Forestry, a Japanese wood processing company, has started developing wooden satellites, in partnership with Kyoto University. The project is proposed as a solution to the space junk problem. Thus, end-of-life wooden satellites would fully burn up in the Earth’s atmosphere without leaving any harmful debris.

U.S. Department of Justice Sues Yale University for Race Discrimination

Yale University Dining Hall

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) sued Yale University for the alleged discrimination against White and Asian applicants. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday October 9, 2020 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. It accuses Yale University of illegally considering the race of the candidates in its admission decisions.