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W&R 2

This course was eye-opening in the sense that sustainability is in all aspects of life. I never thought about all the ways it can be improved and actually how significant the impacts can be to little changes over the course … Continue reading

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Power Up with Community Solar – In The News #2

Solar power is a source of energy that has not been tapped into nearly as much as it should have by now in 2017. New York City is one of the most populated cities in the country, housing around 8.5 … Continue reading

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Wave Goodbye to Gasoline Powered Cars?

The traditional automobile industry might be in for a rude awakening as electric cars prove to be much better in the long run for sustainability, according to the article “Are Electric Vehicles Pushing Oil Demand Over a Cliff?” by Erica … Continue reading

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Energy Savings from Line-Drying Clothes

Rachel Stone Math & Sustainability Professor Deforest 9 October 2017 Energy Savings from Line-Drying Clothes As a college student, I’m looking to save as much money as I possibly can. I’ve already jumped on the sustainability bandwagon and started using … Continue reading

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Math Test: Rachel Stone

\(x^3 – 3x^2 – 10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7 \times  10^{-8})\) \(\times \) \((1.6 \times 10^{12})\) = \(9.12 \times 10^4\) \(\pi{L}(1 – \alpha ){R}^2 = 4\pi \sigma {T}^4{R}^2\) \(12\text{km}\times \frac{0.6\text{mile}}{1\text{km}}\approx 7.2\text{mile}\) \[12\text{km}\times \frac{0.6\text{mile}}{1\text{km}}\approx 7.2\text{mile}\] \(4,173,445,346.50\approx 4,200,000,000 = 4.2\times 10^9\) \[50\text{m}\times \frac{3.4\times 10^6\text{kg}}{1\text{sec}}\times … Continue reading

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Introductory Blogpost – Rachel Stone

  Hi everyone! My name is Rachel Stone and I’m a freshman here at Penn State. A little bit about me: I am from Pittsburgh, I play and coach volleyball, and my major is nursing. I decided to take this … Continue reading

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