Explorers of the Unknown

Published on May 28, 2011

When you’re in a university, it may feel as though you’re surrounded by people who know it all. The truth is, there are many things we still don’t know. Let’s start with space, “the final frontier.” The vastness of the heavens is mindboggling. How do we figure out where to go next with research when our current understanding is often so limited?

Closer to home, on planet Earth, what hidden mysteries are yet to be revealed in plant and animal life? Understanding what gives rise to “life” and how human activity impacts our global ecosystem remain perplexing problems.

Finally, there’s the universe within our own bodies. Mysteries of the mind, our genes, and our body remain in the realm of the unknown. What do we really know about the building blocks inside and the energy that animates us?

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