captain save-the-earth II

captain save-the-earth II

Carbon emissions

     “What are these carbon emissions I keep hearing about?”, you ask. Welcome to the post where I attempt to make you understand what the fuss is about emissions and climate change.

Carbon emissions are one of the products of certain reactions that involve burning. Reactions could be part of using up fossil fuels (coal, natural gas, oil), burning up solid waste, trees, and also chemical reactions such as cement production. The production of carbon dioxide, which is a member of the green house gas crew, is as a result of mostly human activities. These are not the only agents  Read more

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Sometime in March, I decided to take an online course on Solar systems and astronomy on Edx. I chose that subject because:

  1. I was fascinated by the study of celestial bodies in primary school
  2. I wanted to learn something outside of my scope. Learning never ends.

The class has honestly been insightful, especially for someone without any background in astronomy. While taking the class, it helps to have some basic knowledge of physics, so one does not get lost on certain laws that govern the solar system. Also it gives more info on the history of solar astronomy in a fun way. Tools were provided for us to do our own personal observations of the night sky.

The reason why Read more