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May
8
2016

Jennifer Lopez Really Wants to Save the World with Tech

Jennifer Lopez is a tech dynamo.  When she’s not getting cutting-edge technology to the International Space Station, she’s advocating for better technology, access to that technology, and women in STEM. She’s a tech-focused philanthropist with a mission to make the world better through technology. We spoke with her to find out what she’s doing to help educate the public, how she’s helping women in STEM, and why she believes tech is the best tool to save the Read more...

Apr
17
2016

The Art of Science Communication: Featuring Janna Levin

Science is a magical and wonderful field full of exciting experiments. People dedicate their lives to helping solve the mysteries of the Universe and achieve amazing results in the process. Yet their work often goes unnoticed by the general public due to a simple lack of exposure and proper communication, resulting in a lack of funding and even a lack of job stability. But over recent years, the emphasis of being able to explain your research to the general public has taken off. Science is now Read more...

Mar
28
2016

9 Best Female Scientists You Should Know

Quick! Name a female scientist. When pressed, most people name Marie Curie or a Nobel Prize winner or inventor. But a modern, working scientist? That’s harder. It shouldn’t be; since 1993, women have made up 58% of the workforce in bio- and social sciences. Women are doing amazing work in fields as diverse as galactic modeling, genomic medicine, neuromapping, and dark stars. Here are some of the coolest women scientists working today: CREDIT: E.M. Levesque Emily Read more...

Mar
20
2016

Woman of Science: Aerospace Engineer Anita Sengupta

It isn’t everyday that you come across an individual who leaves you absolutely speechless in terms of not only academic success, but also humbleness. That day came when I was given the wonderful opportunity to interview an extremely talented aerospace engineer by the name of Dr. Anita Sengupta. Currently, Sengupta is the Project Manager of the Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL) at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at CalTech, but when she isn’t being a total badass rocket scientist, she Read more...

Mar
7
2016

How Women Are Empowering Women in Physics

In a field that is still heavily dominated by men, empowering women in physics is no easy task. All around the world women are striving to not only make a name for themselves, but to also help other women feel comfortable and valued for their contributions to science. Their goal isn’t to just “reach a quota” or give preferential treatment, but rather, to help shake-off the stereotypical attitudes and personalities associated with physics to make it accessible to everyone. Read more...

Jul
23
2015

Lauren B. Worley, Press Secretary for the Stars (at NASA)

LAUREN WORLEY. CREDIT: Stephen Gosling When talking to Lauren Worley, it’s hard to get her to stop talking about NASA. That’s partially because she’s a big fan, and partially because she’s responsible for getting their stories out to the press. For almost 4 years Lauren has done everything she can think of to help NASA get the word out about all of their programs, and explain everything they do both on and off our planet in plain English. We sat down with Read more...

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    Medical Applications of Physics

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