Have you ever wondered why you cannot keep off weight or why some diets are not sustainable? There is more to weight fluctuation than calories and metabolism. There are many hormones that are heavily involved in shaping our appetite and eventually our weight changes.
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.
Junior year is stressful, and that stress stretches into the first semester of senior year as students struggle to prepare for standardized testing and college applications. Here are some tips on how to prepare for the college application season and be prepared for your senior year of high school.