The quantum physicist says Superman may be powerful, but he wouldn’t stand a chance against Ant-Man. Continue reading ‘Ant-Man’ science adviser explains the real-life physics behind the film
As we approach the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Alcatraz East Crime Museum will be hosting a special guest speaker who will share his story of working at Ground Zero in New York.
Continue reading Crime Museum to Host 9/11 Forensic Expert, Offer Discounted Admission for Locals
Octavia E. Butler, a groundbreaking African-American science fiction writer who would have turned 71 on Friday, was honored with a Google Doodle that celebrates her contributions to the literary world.
Continue reading Octavia E. Butler, Who Brought Diversity to the World of Science Fiction, Honored With Google Doodle
By Mackenna Cummings
Last June, the trailer teaser for Marvel’s Black Panther—not even the full trailer—racked up 89 million views in 24 hours. Twitter called it one of the most tweeted-about films of 2017, though it wouldn’t open until February 2018, with hashtags #BlackPantherSoLit and #WelcomeToWakanda. The Boys & Girls Club of Harlem held a fund-raiser to arrange a private screening, others planned viewing parties. It was a sign of things to come.
Continue reading Black Panther: Movie to Movement
Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 105th birthday of astronomer Guillermo Haro, who discovered a new class of nebula and helped promote astronomical research in Mexico. Continue reading Google Doodle Celebrates Astronomer Guillermo Haro
Code.org has partnered with Alaska Airlines to offer free educational videos on how computers and the Internet work, Code.org CEO Hadi Partovi wrote in a blog post.. The video series, which stars Microsoft founder Bill Gates and other industry leaders, will be available beginning in April on Alaska Airlines flights. Continue reading Code.org is bringing computer education to Alaska Airlines’ in-flight entertainment
Indi’s technology helps everyone become an influencer.
Each day there are billions of people who use the Internet, and most are being influenced by others in one way or another. Many even seek that influence, especially when it comes to making purchases. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, 82% of U.S. adults say they have checked out online reviews and ratings before making a product purchase.
Continue reading How Anyone Can Be an Influencer
By Brady Rhoades
On a recent episode of the Emmy-award winning Shark Tank, a 17-year-old entrepreneur—a born salesman—pitched a product that would help prevent Plantar Fasciitis, a debilitating foot condition.
There’s no truer commitment to Star Wars than watching the newest movie while actually in space. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are planning a special screening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi while orbiting the Earth. This is a much more enticing option than the previously screened Gravity.
We don’t know exactly when or how, but a NASA representative confirmed to Mashable that the ISS crew will indeed watch The Last Jedi.
Star Wars isn’t the most accurate franchise when it comes to space travel, but it’s also set a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. The technology and physics feel far more removed from our known universe and scientific law, while a movie like Gravity or The Martianfeels too close to home — especially if you’re a long way from it.
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