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Space Feeds from JPL

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Apollo Connection

Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the Moon

How work by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory helped pave the way for the Apollo missions.

Mars 2020 Rover: T-Minus One Year and Counting

Engineers at JPL install a sensor-filled turret

The launch period for NASA's next rover, Mars 2020, opens exactly one year from today, July 17, 2020, and extends through Aug. 5, 2020.

NASA Racks Up Two Emmy Nominations for Mission Coverage

reactions after receiving confirmation that the spacecraft successfully touched down on the surface of Mars

JPL's coverage of the Mars InSight mission is among the efforts that will be up for an award in mid-September.

Want to Colonize Mars? Aerogel Could Help

Human hand holding aerogel compound

Researchers are studying whether a wonder material used in Mars rovers could help warm parts of the Red Planet rich in water ice.


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Started by Kimberly Ann Glover in New Member Resources. Last reply by Yaritza Sifuentes Apr 12. 2 Replies

Hi,We are new to the competition.  Does every school have 1 school website page?Do all the students contribute to 1 web page?  Is this the same as the teacher web page?ThanksK.GloverContinue

Quizbowl Questions?

Started by Kimberly Ann Glover in STEM Competitions and Training. Last reply by Kimberly Ann Glover Apr 8. 2 Replies

Hey people! I was wondering if there are any .pdf files of the Quizbowl questions, or a list of some kind? Thank you!Continue

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American Mathematical Society News

Alan Turing on England's 50-pound note

"Alan Turing was an outstanding mathematician whose work has had an enormous impact on how we live today," said Bank of England governor Mark Carney ("New face of the Bank of England's £50 note is revealed as Alan Turing," by Kevin Peachey, BBC News, July 15, 2019). Alan Turing, "the father of computer science and artificial intelligence who broke Adolf Hitler's Enigma code system in World War II — but who died an outcast because of his homosexuality — will be featured on the Bank of England's new 50-pound note. The new note will be printed on polymer and will bear a 1951 photo of Turing, the bank announced Monday. It's expected to enter circulation by the end of 2021. It will include a quote from Turing: 'This is only a foretaste of what is to come and only the shadow of what is going to be'." ("Alan Turing, Computing Genius And WWII Hero, To Be On U.K.'s New 50-Pound Note," by Bill Chappell, National Public Radio, July 15, 2019). See also: "Alan Turing, World War II code-breaker castrated for being g**, is the face of Britain's £50 note," by Charles Riley, CNN Business, July 15, 2019; "Alan Turing to feature on new £50 banknote," by Larry Elliott, The Guardian, July 15, 2019; among other media including The New York Times, ABC, NBC, Fox and CBS News, PBS, Time, The Washington Post, The Telegraph, The Independent, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Financial Times, and Nature


Esports League Bundling Gaming PCs into Membership -- THE Journal

thejournal.com - An esports league that caters to high schools has begun offering a bundle deal that includes three years of league membership and six gaming computers. The High School Esports League, which claims a …

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DIY Moon Dust STEM

vivifystem.com - It has been almost 50 years since the last human set foot on the Moon. Have you ever wondered what that dusty surface is like? Now you can learn about it and play with Moon dust that you can make rig…

Study Shows Girls Are Better At Reading, Contributes To Gender Gap In STEM

detroit.cbslocal.com - (CNN) — Research has shown that boys and girls’ math abilities are about the same at a young age, yet the math field is dominated by men. The numbers didn’t seem to add up. But a study published Mond…

STEAM Universe

Roomba Maker Moves into the Classroom with Root Purchase

Consumer robot company iRobot Corp. recently acquired Root Robotics, which caters primarily to K-12. The latter's educational "Root" coding robot grew out of a summer research project in 2011 at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University.

New Kit Helps Teach Coding to Students in Grades 4–8

STEAM education technology company SAM Labs has released a new bundle to teach students in grades 4–8 how to code. The introduction of the Learn to Code Course Kit adds the upper elementary and middle school grades to the company's existing STEAM Course Kit, which serves grades pre-K–5.

Free Workshop Trains Teachers on Developing STEM Lessons

This month, New York University's Tandon School of Engineering is offering a free workshop for local middle school teachers on developing STEM lessons in the life sciences, physical sciences and mathematics.

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