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IB Science Project - Mission to Mars

By Lydia Barsawme

IEGS recently had two classes carry out their group four science project. For this year student groups had to analyze, design and create a plan to rescue the science staff on Mars. The students were to imagine that in the year 2046 a theoretical problem of resupplying and keeping alive an eight person group that had an accident on a Mars  colony. A total of 10 groups competed for best design and analysis to help with  biological, chemical and physics issues. The problem solving ranged from how much  food and water to send to what type of rocket and trajectory to propose. The winning three

Guide: How to not mess up an Interview with a Nobel laureate (or other important situations)!

By Linda Kruusmägi
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When Ms. Raja first asked me to write this blog post about my experience interviewing Nobel laureate Didier Queloz, I instinctively worried about one question: how can I make this interesting for others to read while still keeping it somewhat informational? Hence, like the title suggests, I decided that I will try my best to give you some practical tips on how to effectively handle a nerve-wracking, unfamiliar situation, such as interviewing a very important figure, while still sharing my personal take on the whole experience!

Let me start off by shortly introducing myself. My name is

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