STEMM is taking steps to inspire young girls to take up career paths in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine to close the gender gap of representation in the fields of chosen interests.
President Donald Trump calls on International Space Station Commander Peggy Whitson. Part of his talk is to encourage women to pursue careers in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.
Water is concrete's ultimate enemy. Although concrete withstands constant beatings from cars and trucks, water can break it down, pool on its surface and infiltrate the tiniest cracks. Add freezing and thawing cycles, and it's no wonder roads need frequent repairs.
University of Utah engineers have taken a big step toward computing at the speed of light. Their research will help create the next generation of computers and mobile devices-devices that will be capable of speeds millions of times faster than machines are now.
Since 2012, when Dutch nonprofit Mars One led by Bas Lansdorp announced plans for a permanent colony to be established on Mars, many have been questioning whether or not the company will be able to make good on its promise. But researchers at MIT say that even if they can, the first Martian pilgrims may not last a year around the Sun.