Garrett Krout

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Modern Slavery: Its Root Causes and the Human Toll

Slavery, long banned and universally condemned, persists in many corners of the world, victimizing tens of millions of people.

NASA test fires rocket engine with 3D-printed 'shock absorber' for deep space missions

NASA tested its powerful RS-25 engine for the first time in 2018 this week with a new part that was made in an unconventional way. The complex machine has over 7,500 parts but one important component was made using a 3D printer.<p>The engine test lasted just over six minutes and created a loud roar …

New research challenges existing models of black holes

Chris Packham, associate professor of physics and astronomy at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has collaborated on a new study that …

Black Holes

Neutron Star Merger Keeps Glowing Brighter and Scientists Can't Explain Why

<i>Update</i> | Last August, astronomers detected the massive collision of two neutron stars. This neutron star merger sent gravitational waves surging …

Blood test to detect 8 cancers early gives promising results

Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack …

Cancer

Eugenics and the Modern Conservative Movement

On December 26, 2017, <i>The New York Times</i> published an op-ed by the widely known North Carolinian activist, Rev. William Barber II. “Trump’s Terrible …

Rights & Freedoms

Trump misfires with claim that military would 'shut down' during government shutdown

<i>“A government shutdown will be devastating to our military . . . something the Dems care very little about!”</i> <b><br>— President Trump, in a tweet, Jan. 18</b><p><i>“If for any reason it shuts down, the worst thing is what happens to our military. We’re rebuilding our military. We’re making it — we’re bringing it to</i> …

Donald Trump

Cardi B Makes History and Surpasses Beyoncé With 5 Singles in Top 10 on R&B Chart

Cardi B made history Thursday, becoming the first woman to have five singles in the Top 10 of <i>Billboard’s</i> R&B chart. And with that, Cardi surpassed …

The Most Anticipated Hip Hop Albums Of 2018

What’s crackin’ people? As we now are in the new year, heads are already anticipating projects from their favorite artists, and critics are …

There Is More Than One Opioid Crisis

To better tackle the epidemic, Kentucky needed to know which drugs were causing lethal overdoses.<p>Sarah Hargrove didn’t expect to be on the front …

Who Really Designed the American Dime?

The controversy that has long roiled the coin world.<p>When was the last time you looked—really looked—at a dime? It is the smallest coin in U.S. …

The Arts