Veritas

Gallery for May 2019

Nicole Adamson

May 22, 2019

Every issue, Veritas aims to capture the beauty of science in images of the seemingly mundane. Here's our gallery for the May 2019 issue.

Student Researchers

Calvin Yan

May 22, 2019

Generative machine learning Franklin Wang, Class of 2022, has spent the past couple years exploring generative machine learning models, which attempt to generate their own spin on products of human creativity like speech and music. His work includes synthesizing song lyrics, reconstructing three-dimensional models out of two...

Prosthetic Progress

Estelle Martin, Senior Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

The Prosthetics Lab at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Hospital is a stark contrast to the surrounding building. Outside the doors of the lab, ordinary, sterile waiting rooms bustle with patients and family members. Inside the Prosthetics Lab, however, many of the rooms resemble a machine shop, including one caked with cream ...

Crossing the Line

Allison Mou

May 22, 2019

Amid the dust being kicked up by the runners, John Tayeri, senior captain of the cross-country team, emerges over the crest of the hill, triumphant, wearing a pink head- band and neon orange running shoes, the Nike Vaporfly 4%. When these $250 shoes were unveiled in 2017, they were released with a Nike-sponsored peer...

Faculty Updates

Faculty Updates

May 22, 2019

Former teacher at Jordan Middle School (currently known as Greene Middle School), Michael Mishali, will...

All About That Glass

All About That Glass

May 22, 2019

Shaping superhot glass with surprising confidence, first year Palo Alto High School sophomore glassblower E...

Fine Prints

Fine Prints

May 22, 2019

A small black box zooms around, depositing thin strings of molten plastic on a growing structure, la...

Beyond the Blueprint

Beyond the Blueprint

May 22, 2019

A laser cutter. 3D printers. Foam board for prototyping. A computer numerical control machine for fabricating...

LEED-ing the Effort

LEED-ing the Effort

May 22, 2019

A cold blast of air and muted, sterile odor mean little more than a welcome respite for library-goers...