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Women In STEM: Part 4: Math

By: Ida Selander, Journalist

Math: Katherine Johnson was born Katherine Coleman on August 26, 1918, in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, the youngest of four children. Her skill with mathematics and numbers manifested at a...

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Women In STEM: Part 3: Engineering

By: Ida Selander, Journalist

Engineering: Sally Ride was born on May 26, 1951, in Encino, California (near Los Angeles), the older daughter of Carol Joyce and Dale Burdell Ride. She had one sibling, nicknamed "Bear" (her real name...

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Women In STEM: Part 2: Technology

By: Ida Selander, Journalist
Ada Lovelace was the first one to realize that the machine had potential beyond simple calculation, and was known as the first computer programmer for the algorithm that she wrote. Here is her story.
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The Theory of General Relativity is… Complicated

By: Max Harr-Robins, Journalist
The theory of general relativity was created by Albert Einstein in 1916 and shows that space isn’t just a stage that is unmoving, but a warping environment that can get “bent”. Masses bend the spacetime around it and the heavier the mass, the more bent spacetime is.
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The Drake Equation

An answer to "Where Are They?" in the search for alien life. The Drake Equation predicts the possibility of us not being alone in the galaxy.
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Why Is “X” The Unknown?

The term "x" has always been the term for the unknown or hidden. This letter in our alphabet in used often in our lives such as Project X; the X-Men; the X-Files; and most commonly the variable we use...

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Photo Math: Photo Calculator

Photo Math: Photo Calculator

By: Kashaf Baig

Photo Math is an app that solves almost any math problem. The app works by taking a picture of the math problem. It scan the problem and lists it below, so the user can check to see if it scanned correctly....

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