At Concept Schools, we get a little bit excited about all things related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). We always keep an eye out for what’s going on in STEM in the news. Each week we will share what we think is awesome and worth learning about.
We can’t share all of the amazing things happening in STEM: leave a comment with your favorite STEM news from this week.
With the development of science over the last century and the use of the Hubble Telescope, it’s not often that we get to find something we’ve never seen before. Imagine the surprise of researchers, then, when they found a galaxy with no (or very little) dark matter. To learn more about what this discovery means, read the article above.
The Earth is Losing Sand
And that’s not exactly a good thing. This video from Life Noggin explains why sand is important, why we might be losing it, and what would happen if we ran out of it.
April Fools’ day is a great opportunity to mess with our friends and family, but it’s also a fun day on the internet. What was your favorite April Fools’ Day joke this year? We’re pretty fond of the Hummus API by Google Israel.