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Scientists Explain Color To A Kid
2013-12-13 10:43:41

This year, the annual Flame Challenge is asking scientists to explain “What is color?” to a kid through writing, video or graphics.

2013-06-04 12:40:14

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), speaking from the perspective of 124 years of advancing science and science education, expresses its profound concern over the Obama Administration’s fiscal year 2014 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education restructuring proposal.

Earth Science Week 2012
2012-10-14 05:13:30

Earth Science Week is a celebration designed to encourage people everywhere to learn more about the geosciences and explore the natural world.

2010-09-27 09:28:00

--"Philadelphia Science Festival" to Launch in April 2011-- PHILADELPHIA, Sept.

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2010-03-02 07:31:32

The "From Earth to the Universe" (FETTU) project -- a worldwide series of exhibitions featuring striking astronomical imagery -- has won the first Mani Bhaumik prize for excellence in astronomy education and public outreach.

2009-09-14 09:37:00

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., Sept.

2009-06-25 07:30:03

NASA has selected four organizations to share approximately $18 million over five years for education and public outreach activities to help inspire the next generation of science leaders and explorers.

2008-08-22 03:00:15

By Thiry, Heather Laursen, Sandra L; Hunter, Anne-Barrie ABSTRACT Involvement of scientists in education is essential to strengthen quality and access to US science education at the K-12 and higher levels.


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2014-01-11 00:00:00

Space Telescope Science Institute -- STScI mission statement: We bring the cosmos to Earth We carry out this vision by empowering the astronomy community to produce new scientific discoveries and by bringing the benefits of this research to the public. We make the best astronomical facilities productive for the largest number of scientists, and we promote new missions with the greatest potential for unlocking the secrets of the universe. We have done this with HST, and we will do the...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.