Have you ever wondered how that piece of wild salmon got to your dinner plate? Just consider yourself lucky, because statistically, that fish was lucky to have even been born. The journey salmon take to get to fresh water in order to spawn can be up to 900 miles horizontally and 7,000 feet vertically. This perilous journey causes extremely high mortality rates–– over 90% since 2000––but why is this path to breeding grounds so challenging and necessary?
Most people know that salmon jump up waterfalls, and nature documentaries often portray vulnerable salmon in mid-air only to be caught by a waiting bear. This however, is only one of the numerous challenges that these fish... READ MORE
Technology in today’s society moves at an extremely rapid pace. Some of the most powerful machines on earth remain so only for a few hours because new machines are constantly
being invented to replace old ones. Many people have ever heard of supercomputers, but very few can fully comprehend their processing power.
The average person most likely thinks of a supercomputer as a giant machine with tremendous amounts of processing power. In reality, supercomputers are much more than just a bunch of machines hooked together... READ MORE