Author: Magda Wojtara

Magda Wojtara is Junior at the LSA Honors College at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor on a pre-med track with a major in Neuroscience. In her free time, she write articles, volunteers at a chronic pain outpatient facility with UM Medicine, does research, competes in HOSA, and, of course, enjoys photography and singing. In her spare time she manages her own travel and lifestyle blog: @journeythedestiantion on instagram and journeythedestination.weebly.com
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What is the elusive Planet Nine?

Astronomers have recently discovered the solar system’s most distant object, thus far, which they creatively nicknamed “FarFarOut.” It is 3.5 times more distant than Pluto (140 times farther away than the Earth from the sun). The proposed distance for Planet 9, according to Greg Laughlin, an astronomer at Yale University is, “[the] best estimate for its [planet 9’s] current position and brightness put it about 950 times farther than Earth from the Sun.” For now, Planet 9 remains an elusive possibility as we continue to explore what lies on the fringes of our own solar system and galaxy.

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The Truth About Popular Cosmetic and Personal Care Product Ingredients

It’s crucial to research anything that is for consumption or personal use (especially products that are used often). There are a lot of cosmetic products that promise one thing or another, but a lot of them contain ingredients that the average person isn’t necessarily familiar. In this article, we’ll delve into some common ingredients used by the cosmetic industry and just how concerned the average consumer should be towards them.