Nearly 40 years after Americans last set foot on the moon, a determined band of NASA engineers, undeterred by massive budget cuts and red tape, may have paved the way for a long awaited return to the lunar surface…
Salman Khan talks at TED about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering complete curricula in math and, now, other subjects. He shows the power of interactive exercises, and calls for teachers to consider flipping the traditional classroom script — give students video lectures to watch at home, and do “homework” in the classroom with the teacher available to help.
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The team’s discovery, revealed on the National Geographic Special “Finding Atlantis” Sunday night, has been in the works since 2009, when the researchers began investigating a satellite image that seemed to show a city buried beneath a marshland in southern Spain…
NASA’s prolific Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is five Earth years old.
Since settling into orbit around the Red Planet on March 10, 2006, MRO has transmitted more data to Earth — 131 trillion bits and more than 70,000 images so far — than all other interplanetary missions combined…
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Chris Williamson: Filmmaker, science enthusiast, and futurist concerned with the accelerating nature of technological growth and where it's headed. He is currently studying for his MFA in Film Production.
Frank Whittemore: As an IT professional since 1961, the accelerating change of technology is not news to him but the wonder will never cease! Be sure check out Frank's blog about Life Extension!