We communicate who we are through clothing. Fast fashion plays on the ability to create trendy items at the expense of others. We buy cheap, but spend more.
77% of adults use social media daily, exchanging information with likeminded individuals. As ideas are repeated opinions have become increasingly polarized and extremist, leading to a tense social and political landscape.
Psyche will be journeying tens of thousands of miles. The HAL thruster with which it is equipped will allow it to cross that distance cheaply and efficiently using solar power.
“A thousand little cuts” describes the psychological wounds people in marginalized groups experience due to microaggressive acts. The sharp reflective shards represent those acts as reflections of society as a whole.
Illegal prostitution in Las Vegas grosses about $5 billion a year. Legal prostitution in 9 counties in Nevada grosses about $75 million. Regardless of legality, the system is flawed.
Every 98 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Every 8 minutes, the victim is a child. The clock represents the percentage of sexual assaults occurring in a 24 hour period.
Life expectancy has more than doubled, and 8 major illnesses have been eradicated since the development of Vaccinations. Why are people still refusing to vaccinate against the deadly diseases?
There are over 150,000 Sexual Assault Evidence Test kits currently untested in the United States. Each box represents 500 of these untested kits which lay forgotten in evidence warehouses.
Child Labor is the employment of children in any work field, depriving them of their childhood life. The clock is a representation of the effects caused by the unreasonable work hours of a child starting at the age of 4.
Looking at the mirror we pick apart our appearance, personality, and lives. Lowering our self-esteem until all we have left is the deep desire to escape it, via suicide.
As the power of Mexico’s cartels grows, families are at risk of being kidnapped if they defy them. Since 2006, there were 60,000 people that disappeared from their homes.
The Psyche mission will test a sophisticated new laser communication technology that encodes data in photons, rather than radio waves, to transmit information between the probe in deep space and Earth.
In the military, 85% of sexual assaults against women are covered up. A wind-up mechanism represents the tension felt. The bell dings to sound the alarm. Something must be done.
In 2015, about 7,000 people in South Korea are unknowingly and unwillingly being recorded in compromise settings. Cyber exploitation is a serious crime that invades people’s privacy and destroys people’s lives.
The asteroid Psyche could be our only chance to study a planetary core. Nasa will reach the metal world in 7 years and hopefully answer our questions about how our own planet formed.
To combat slow data-transfer times, NASA’s Psyche mission team is debuting a new type of technology that uses photons of visible light instead of radio waves to send data back to Earth.
In 2022, NASA is set to launch a spacecraft to orbit an asteroid called Psyche. The spacecraft will be propelled by solar energy and will reach Psyche in 2026.
Mercury poisoning is a health hazard due to contamination of water and subsequent bio-accumulation in fish - a dietary staple of communities within the vicinity Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM).
The NASA Psyche satellite will be equipped with Multispectral Imagers that will scan the terrain to collect geologic and compositional data. The imagers measure wavelengths from light frequencies beyond the visible spectrum.
About 18 million adult Americans have alcohol use disorder. People use it to celebrate, socialize, and relax. Alcohol abuse damages the body, brain, and increases the risk of death from car crashes, injuries, homicide, and suicide.
Poor representation of LGBT women in media alienates and reinforces harmful stereotypes about lesbians. Lesbians have the option to be true to themselves and face ridicule or remain closeted.
Once the NASA Psyche spacecraft arrives in 2026, it will spend 21 months at the asteroid, performing science operations from four successively closer staging orbits.
Although suicide rates of the transgender and nonbinary population are fifty times higher than the global average, the support of others has profound positive effects on the experience of transgender people.
Throughout American history, family ties have been broken due to political events. With walls being created (both figuratively and literally) those most vulnerable to this disruption are children.
Some think being bullied is a right of passage. A bullying episode lasts an average of 37 seconds. Tactics of harassment, persecution, oppression, and strong-arming leave the bullied individual feeling isolated.
The U.S. average use of cell phones is 5 hrs a day. Teenagers between 15 and 19 are the most affected by the overuse. This clock highlights the relationship between teenagers and the use of cell phone applications.
15,000 U.S. hunters travel to Africa yearly, killing a total of 105,000 animals. Despite being endangered, lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, and buffalos continue to be killed everyday for sport.
The Psyche mission is a journey to a unique metal asteroid orbiting the sun between Mars and Jupiter, launched by NASA and Arizona State University in May 2022.
Under capital punishment, the United States executed 17 of the 2,743 death row inmates this year. Every 12 hours more money is spent housing inmates on death row than housing them for a life sentence.
NASA has paired with ASU to launch a satellite to the asteroid Psyche in 2026. Psyche appears to be exposed nickel-iron core of a protoplanet, that is similar to our own core.
This clock is representing the matter of the asteroid 16 Psyche, name of a NASA space mission to visit that asteroid, lead by ASU. Psyche is the first mission to a world of metal.
Water scarcity is a problem faced by human society. Most causes are related to human interference with the water cycle. If current trends continue, water demand is expected to outstrip supply by 40% in 2030.
Women in college are three times more likely to be sexually assaulted in comparison to all women. After being sexually assaulted, women are susceptible to depression, flashbacks, and PTSD.
The causes of depression among overseas students aren’t restricted to homesickness, but are primarily based on alienation. Students begin to feel isolated and feel they can’t find meaning in the local culture.
The average person in Phoenix spends an extra twenty minutes on their commute each day because of traffic congestion; 77 hours in a year. Was it worth it?
In efforts to analyze and explore Psyche, a metallic protoplanet, NASA will be launching a satellite to study, record, and document the asteroid’s makeup to learn about the formation of planets and Earth’s iron core.
Over 330 million people visited U.S. National Parks in 2017, resulting in overcrowding and trailblazing by enthusiastic tourists and extreme hikers, ultimately causing erosion of park lands.
The story of humanity is one of growth, exploration and pushing boundries. The NASA mission Psyche is the next step: charting a course to an unkown world, inspiring the dreams of a generation.