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Entries by Larry Bock from 03/2012

One Year After Fukushima, a Startup Named Kurion Continues to Shed Light on What It Means to Live in the Nuclear Age

| Posted 03.14.2012 | Impact

When searching for a prime, real-life example of how science and technology are making a difference in the world right now, my thoughts lately turn to a small but feisty green-tech startup that you may never have heard of: Kurion, Inc.

Earth Day 2012 Finds Kids Ready to Do Their Part, Says Author Seymour Simon

| Posted 03.22.2012 | Impact

Our planet Earth is so big and the subject so vast, that you might think that kids are overwhelmed . You might be surprised at what they really do say.

Science and Math With an 'Edge' -- Learning Is Best When It's Messy and Unpredictable

| Posted 03.28.2012 | Books

Science has suffered too long from a public-relations problem perpetuated by images of nerdy researchers in white coats spouting boring formulas and theories. If we are to excite and inspire kids in science we have to explore new and creative interactive approaches.

Win the Opportunity to Walk With Moon Astronaut Buzz Aldrin in This Year's Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

| Posted 03.29.2012 | Impact

A visit to Washington, DC in the spring is always exciting, but this season the 'wow" factor in the nation's capital goes up a notch with the 100th Celebration of the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade on Saturday, April 14.