NASA Recruits Grace Potter For Mission Critical Music Video Celebrating Women In STEM

NASA Recruits Grace Potter For Mission Critical Music Video Celebrating Women In STEM

September 20, 2016 by

On a mission "to recognize the power of women at NASA - past, present and future - and the important role of each in human spaceflight," the pioneering space agency recruited recording artist Grace Potter to perform her hit song “Look What We’ve Become” in a powerful new music video that celebrates ... [Read More]

Happy 98th Birthday To The Brilliant NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

Happy 98th Birthday To The Brilliant NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

August 26, 2016 by

“2000 steps. 120 miles. 5 honorary degrees.” These are just some of the numbers that have defined the brilliant and trailblazing Katherine Johnson’s legacy. Katherine is the NASA mathematician who served as the brains behind one of the greatest space missions in US history: ... [Read More]

Her Apollo Code Saved The Moon Landing… Meet Computer Scientist, Margaret Hamilton

Her Apollo Code Saved The Moon Landing… Meet Computer Scientist, Margaret Hamilton

August 17, 2016 by

As reported by MIT News, "Half a century ago, MIT played a critical role in the development of the flight software for NASA’s Apollo program, which landed humans on the moon for the first time in 1969. One of the many contributors to this effort was Margaret Hamilton, a computer scientist who led the Software Engineering Division ... [Read More]

‘Hidden Figures’ Tells True Story Of 3 Brilliant NASA Women Behind Historic Space Launch

‘Hidden Figures’ Tells True Story Of 3 Brilliant NASA Women Behind Historic Space Launch

August 15, 2016 by

'Hidden Figures' is "the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John ... [Read More]

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Women in Science: The Card Game

August 8, 2016 by

By Dale DeBakcsy - Creating a research lab is tough. You’ve got to recruit people of complementary talents, give them the resources to be successful, and keep them just happy enough to not want to leave but, you know, not too happy. That dynamic of recruitment and opportunistic head-hunting is at the core of Luana Games‘s latest educational card game: Women in Science. ... [Read More]

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Meet France Córdova… The Renowned Astrophysicist Whose Career Path Was Inspired By A Marshmallow

August 1, 2016 by

This 2-minute, animated video offers a brief, but beautiful look at the extraordinary life of internationally renowned astrophysicist France Córdova, in her own words. From being named NASA's first female chief scientist in 1993 to currently leading the only government science agency charged with advancing all fields of scientific discovery, ... [Read More]

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Women In Space: A Few Things About Those Who Helped The Men Get There

July 28, 2016 by

Last week was the 47th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon. To celebrate this historic moment, our friends at I Fucking Love Science put together this great video of a “few things you might not have known about the women who helped the men get there.” "An enormous number of women made huge contributions to the development ... [Read More]

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Let’s Make The Proposed Women Of NASA Lego Set A Reality!

July 25, 2016 by

In August 2014 LEGO released the Research Institute, a set of female scientists, which included designs that were submitted to the LEGO Ideas contest by geochemist Dr. Ellen Kooijam. The response was overwhelming, and the set sold out, several times. Since then, we've seen the company include other women in STEM and non-traditional fields in their minifig offerings ... [Read More]

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