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Innovations In Space Technology Are Still Key

James M. Gentile | Posted 11.07.2011 | Technology
James M. Gentile

Innovation in space technology is still key to U.S. scientific and economic preeminence; space has been primarily America's frontier for 50 years and should remain so.

"Collaboration Within Competition" Is Key to American Technological Innovation

James M. Gentile | Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology
James M. Gentile

As Research Corporation for Science Advancement prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary next year (as America's oldest foundation dedicated wholly...

The Leadership of Gabrielle Giffords

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James M. Gentile

As we pray for Congresswoman Giffords, we think of her not only as a cherished friend but as a valued leader, whose vision, intellect, drive and enthusiasm are so important to our nation's future.

Green Energy Innovation: Building A National Commitment

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James M. Gentile

Clean energy may well be the next economic revolution, and the United States can be at the forefront, if we take full advantage of our nation's streng...

America Needs To Re-Energize Our Scientific Culture

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James M. Gentile

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman recently endorsed a "Manhattan Project" approach to renewable energy research. Specifically, he urged the U.S...

Scientific Innovation Should Be Highly Prized

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
James M. Gentile

The use of challenges and prizes is important for the sciences, because they can promote promising ideas, build networks, and encourage contestants to learn new skills.

Learning From The Gulf Oil Spill Could Save Our Planet

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James M. Gentile

Even as we confront a biblically proportioned flood of undersea crude, our nation spends nearly $1 billion a day -- every day! -- to import foreign oil, while China and other nations rapidly invest in clean energy jobs and industry.