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Edison's Christmas Lights: The Spirit of Innovation Shines On

Larry Bock | Posted 12.09.2016 | Science
Larry Bock

The magic and wonder of science and technology are never far from us, including at this festive time of year. For example, the next time you are bedaz...

How Parents Can Bring Science Home -- and Why They Should

Mariette DiChristina | Posted 06.19.2014 | Science
Mariette DiChristina

Kids are actually born scientists. As any parent knows who's watched Junior drop a series of different things from his high chair to see what happens when they fall, children are innate experimenters.

An Animator's Journey Beyond Three Dimensions

Dano Johnson | Posted 06.18.2014 | Science
Dano Johnson

My artistic sensibilities came to life while imagining the two-dimensional Flatlanders discovering the third dimension. How could these creatures live, play, and build a society like our own? How would the fourth dimension appear to us, and how might we appear to higher-dimensional beings?

Science (Fiction), Technology, Engineering, and Math?

Stacy Jannis | Posted 06.09.2014 | Education
Stacy Jannis

Can examining science fiction, also known as speculative fiction, teach students something valuable, and maybe even game-changing, about science?

Just in Time for Valentine's Day: The Science Behind the Kiss

Larry Bock | Posted 04.05.2012 | Science
Larry Bock

It's both funny and remarkable how some of the most simple and natural acts we do each day are teeming in science. Take for example, the kiss.

Tinker and Change the World

Larry Bock | Posted 03.28.2012 | Impact
Larry Bock

Tinkering -- that hands-on, garage-based tradition -- is making a comeback among average Americans, promising to change our lives for the better on several fronts.

A Resolution We Cannot Afford to Break

Larry Bock | Posted 02.27.2012 | DC
Larry Bock

Make a New Year's resolution for you and your family to join us in a satellite Festival event near you, or in D.C. at the Washington Convention Center for the Expo!

Join Us in a National Grassroots Movement to Enhance Science Education Through Outreach Satellite Networks

Larry Bock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Larry Bock

Join us at the 2010 USA Science & Engineering Festival in October as we take steps to create a national network of science festivals, coordinated by satellite events in each state throughout the duration of the Festival.

Where will America's Science, Technology and Engineering Saviors come from?

Larry Bock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Larry Bock

Nobel Laureate Richard Smalley said, "By the year 2010, 90 percent of the world's scientists and engineers will live in Asia." We must motivate the next generation of young innovators to power our future.