The Simplified Guide to Ripples in Time and Space

By Veronica Rarick Two black holes, each about thirty times larger than our sun’s mass, merged together causing ripples that unsettled the fabric of space. The disturbance was detected by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and was thus named gravitational waves back in February. According to NASA, gravitational waves span a wide range of… Read More The Simplified Guide to Ripples in Time and Space

MLEC Students Skype with Nicholas Kristof

By Angelie Yglesias Journalism students at Miami Lakes Educational Center recently won a Skype call with Nicholas Kristof, Pulitzer-prize winning author and opinion columnist for the New York Times, through his email newsletter contest. Kristof was raised in Yamhill, Oregon; a place that he describes as “in the middle of nowhere.” Through this middle of… Read More MLEC Students Skype with Nicholas Kristof