A sports conudrum

I am sure that most of you guys watch sports, and probably support a specific club. You may even be a regular attendant of the team’s arena like me, and support the players with your voice and chanting. Today, since most sports have turned fully professional, most clubs have a strong and wealthy owner that pumps money into the club’s coffers regularly, bringing in new players and striving to make the team better. Sometimes, he or she does it because of a long-held passion for the club, just like a simple fan would dream of. But to break this bubble, in most cases his or her financial, bussiness or political interests are the ulterior motive hide beneath the involvement with the club. So, why support not only the club but also its owner? Read More

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High School Students Developing A Satellite? – by Filip Novotný

A team of high school students are currently working on building a satellite called SATIRA and it’s supposed to compete in a competition called CanSat organized by ESA. Their task is to measure certain quantities (like position, temperature) and some secondary experiment by which the teams are going to compete. The trickiest thing is that the participants have to fit their satellite in a small soda can. The most successful satellites will fly on sub-orbital flight. The team is composed of 4 students named Jakub Janoušek, Mirek Lžičař, Lukáš Sláma and Filip Novotný. We’ve made an exclusive interview with them. Read More