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How do we maintain stable electrical grids while transitioning to green energy?

Bloger-StemcoMar 6, 20225 min read
How do we maintain stable electrical grids while transitioning to green energy?

Severe winter storms in the state of Texas in February 2021 crippled the state’s electricity grid and led to shortages of food, water and heat for many of its residents. Record low temperatures led to surging electricity demand and declining…

Counting Automated: An Introduction to Combinatorics (Part II)

Bloger-StemcoFeb 26, 20226 min read
Counting Automated: An Introduction to Combinatorics (Part II)

In Part I of this article, we described how to calculate the number of combinations of a combination lock, as well as the number of ways to arrange objects, instead of listing out each combination individually. In Part II, we…

Automatic Counting: An Introduction to Combinatorics (Part I)

Bloger-StemcoFeb 22, 20228 min read
Automatic Counting: An Introduction to Combinatorics (Part I)

Chapter 1: What is Combinatorics? Have you ever used a combination lock before? Two of the most common combination lock designs are shown below. Left: Combination Lock A, Right: Combination Lock B For Combination Lock A, there are 8 buttons…

Chemistry Tutorial: Substitution and elimination

Bloger-StemcoFeb 20, 202210 min read
Chemistry Tutorial: Substitution and elimination

We learn the two mechanisms of nucleophilic substitution in school, namely SN1 and SN2. To recap, SN1 is a two-step mechanism involving first the leaving of the leaving group to form a carbocation intermediate, which is then attacked by the…

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