Cosmic Con got the astronomically curious participant ruminating over space and its quirkier details. From creating malevolent aliens to choosing the perfect travel itinerary, this category’s events had contestants compete with each other using equal parts knowledge and creativity.
Harmony of Spheres, conducted by the Astronomy Club, was a talk by Ananya Roy, a fourth-year student. A fascinating take on Pythagoras’ Theorem of the same name, the event contrived to blur the lines between science and art.
A retreat for all the space enthusiasts in MIT, Cosmic Con proved that astronomy is a lot more than just stargazing. Armed with their knowledge of the cosmos, the participants put up a fierce battle against each other. Read on to find out more about the events.
From the dark side of the moon and why leaves are green, to cryovolcanoes and and tides, The Astronomy Club’s Exoplanets 2.0 was a brief and passionate talk that was not to be missed.