Seed Science

For many of us taught in traditional schooling, science “lab” was about following directions and if you didn’t get the correct result, you were wrong. That is a great way to kill anyone’s curiosity or love of true science. Don’t let that happen with your kids! Read More

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains The Origins Of Atomic Elements

In our favorite astrophysicist’s latest installment on AOL On’s “School of Thought” series, Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses a little-known-about paper written in the 1950s, titled “Synthesis of the Elements in Stars” and published in several scholarly journals such as Reviews of Modern Physics. This paper discussed the formation of the fundamental elements on earth, those that are taught to us in the periodic table of the elements. Read More

Hawaii’s Thirty Meter Telescope Gets Go-Ahead

Hawaii’s Thirty Meter Telescope Gets Go-Ahead

Scientists, astronomers, and amateur stargazers are all abuzz – the Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources granted a permit for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project to be built atop Mauna Kea. The TMT promises to let us explore the galaxy’s origins, allow the analysis of black holes, and explore the formation of planets and stars. Read More

Join The International Space Apps Challenge Hackathon

Join The International Space Apps Challenge Hackathon

If you ever wished you could be a part of space exploration, then you’ll want to free up your weekend on April 20th. The International Space Apps Challenge is an global 2-day hackathon where you can collaborate towards solving any of the 50 proposed challenges. Challenges vary greatly and anyone, not just programmers, are welcome to contribute. Read More