Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2010/10/04 01:42 CDT
USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C.
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2010/09/13 11:49 CDT
The explorers who will someday walk on Mars are in school today. Exactly who they are, we don't yet know. But we do know that they are among the students who are captivated by the wonders of science and the challenges of engineering.
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2010/08/29 11:58 CDT
Visualization can help the brain comprehend what words and numbers can struggle to covey. There's a YouTube video posted by "szyzyg" making the rounds right now that drives that point home.
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2010/08/12 05:15 CDT
Planetary Society members have reason to celebrate today, with the on-line publication in Science of the discovery of a new pulsar by three citizen-scientists working with Einstein@home, a descendant of the SETI@home project.
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2010/05/19 04:51 CDT
It's the hottest debate I've seen in 30 years of following space policy -- this uproar over NASA's proposed FY 2011 budget.
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2010/05/18 08:07 CDT
Hollywood and Science are not congenial colleagues. When their paths cross, as they so often do in science-fiction films, each feels the other must give way to the cultural absolutes of their different tribes.
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2010/04/14 02:36 CDT
Members of The Planetary Society's Board of Directors have been invited to hear President Obama present his new approach to human spaceflight tomorrow at the Kennedy Space Center.
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2010/03/17 04:06 CDT
There's been wide-spread confusion in the media about what NASA's FY 2011 would actually mean for the space agency. Charlie Bolden, NASA Administrator, addressed the misconceptions in a speech on March 16 to the Washington Space Business Roundtable's Satellite 2010 Conference.
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