Thinker's Chronicle

Category: Edition 84

  • Changing Seasons

    Changing Seasons

    Aarya Kacharu

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  • Anti-Semitism in Universities

    Anti-Semitism in Universities

    While the Israel-Hamas war is splashed across news headlines daily, to some of us it may seem that it has no effects on our lives. However, others have a very different view, including university students. A Cornell student was arrested last Tuesday, October 31st, after he posted several antisemitic comments. Patrick Dai, the 21 year…

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  • Where did the Moon come from?

    Where did the Moon come from?

    Where did the Moon come from? In general, moons of most planets are formed when nearby debris and matter coagulate into solid forms. For planets of enormous mass, these forms are pulled into orbit. However, for the Earth’s moon, scientists have a different theory. They believe that a protoplanet, a body of matter which has…

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  • Face-fixing Cameras Use Machine Learning

    Face-fixing Cameras Use Machine Learning

    Google’s recently released Pixel 8 has a stunning new feature built into its camera application––face fixing. Everyone has taken pictures of a group in which just one person is looking elsewhere or their eyes are closed. With the assistance of machine learning, this will not be a problem for much longer. How It Works The…

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  • Passing of Matthew Perry

    Passing of Matthew Perry

    In the realm of entertainment, there are individuals who leave an indelible mark, forever etched in the annals of pop culture. Matthew Perry, a luminary of the screen, was one such figure. With his wit, charm, and magnetic presence, Perry captivated audiences around the world. From his iconic portrayal of Chandler Bing in the beloved…

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  • “Now And Then”: The Revival of the Beatles

    “Now And Then”: The Revival of the Beatles

    If you were asked on the street which band you thought was the greatest of all time, how would you reply? Many might say flamboyant Queen, idiosyncratic Nirvana, or mesmerizing Led Zeppelin, but for others, musicians, and critics, there is one band that precedes them all. The Beatles are one of the most acclaimed music…

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  • Orionid Meteor Shower

    Orionid Meteor Shower

    An exciting scientific event recently rained down on Earth — quite literally.  The Orionid meteor shower of 2024 recently peaked, leaving everybody enchanted. According to NASA, the Orionids are “considered to be one of the most beautiful showers of the year”, but the complexity of this scientific phenomenon travels deeper than its beauty.  The meteors…

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