The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.
Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.
Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
The students won the contest with only $500 of funding and a modest high school lab. Most students in the competition partner with universities.
One of the biggest complaints Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy says he hears as he tours industries and businesses is that the state is not producing the kinds of college graduates to meet the needs of its employers.
The Obama administration will not be starting a new “Star Wars” defense initiative.
For most kids learning science is done with textbooks and an experiment or two, but a new program at the Liberty Science Center is taking a new approach.
For 15 years, Rebecca McLelland-Crawley has been getting Perth Amboy kids fired up about the wonders of science.
A middle school on Long Island was recently recognized as one of the greenest in the country.
Baby Maxwell Jones’ life is just getting started, but if he’s lucky, this hours-old infant could live well into the next century.
There are some people who think ‘science’ and ‘fun’ don’t belong in the same sentence. Those people don’t know where to go to embrace their geek chic.
Samantha Garvey has good reason to be the recipient of high fives and congratulations from the faculty and students in the hallways at Brentwood High School.
Although the research was complex, the goal for one Long Island teenager was simple – to help treat patients with lung cancer.
She has brains, beauty, and a sense of humor.
The totality phase — when the moon was completely immersed in Earth’s shadow — lasted 72 minutes.