It seems that the United States has had a change of heart. The Gambian high school students competing in an international robotics contest will be attending the event after all. The five teens were granted U.S. visas after initially being rejected for unknown reasons.
Leland Melvin is a unicorn of a human being. He’s been drafted to the NFL, flown in the final frontier (twice), and now, written a book called Chasing Space. On the internet, the former NASA astronaut is best known for this unforgettable photo with his two dogs, Jake and Scout, who grace the cover of his new memoir.…
There’s intelligent, and then there’s Carson Huey-You intelligent. Carson just wrapped up his last final exam at Texas Christian University on Tuesday and is all set to graduate Saturday with a degree in physics and a double minor in math and Chinese. Carson is also only 14.
NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism is an art installation and virtual reality experience recently featured at the Tribeca Film Festival. The project, which seeks to put women of color in the virtual reality space, was created by Hyphen-Labs, a collective of women from diverse backgrounds.
Despite overwhelming data demonstrating that Donald Trump rode a wave of white resentment across age, gender, income and education levels into the Oval Office, there is still a strong—and wrong—chorus of people on “the left” who believe we can work with the Trump administration and that our collective energy should be…
Neil deGrasse Tyson has a few words for those politicians out there denying science. In a four-minute video, which he says contains “what may be the most important words I have ever spoken,” the astrophysicist calls out politicians for denying science.
In April, a half dozen polar scientists are meeting at a US Air National Guard base in upstate New York to board an LC-130 cargo plane bound for Greenland. Once there, the researchers will spend a month traversing remote glacial terrain on snow mobiles, taking measurements at field stations to help NASA determine how…
First, it beat Star Wars: Rogue One. Now, for the second weekend since its wide-release debut, Hidden Figures—the true story of three black female mathematicians at NASA—is number one at the box office. It’s raked in roughly $6o million so far, and counting.
It’s not a book about princesses, castles or your regular fantastical adventures.