Tag: NASA

Women Leaders in STEM: Liz Heinecke, Kitchen Pantry Scientist — Part 2

In Part 1 of her interview last week, Liz Heinecke shared some of the details about her interest in science as a kid, her educational and professional background in science, and her decision to leave the world of science research to become a full-time stay-at-home mom to her three kids. Today, Heinecke talks about life… Read More

Weekend Dose Of Science

It’s the weekend again, and your correspondent sincerely hopes you are not showering Michael Bay’s astoundingly long and supremely awful new “Transformers” flick with your hard-earned dollars (even Shia LaBeouf couldn’t hold his disdain in). If you are instead doing literally anything else, congratulate yourself on your good taste.   Now that you’ve doused yourself… Read More

NASA’s Kepler Program Discovers The Most Earth-like Planet Yet

In a press conference, NASA announced updates from their Kepler probe program, in which three planets appear to be in the orbital “habitable zone” that could potentially support liquid water. The latest discovery of the Kepler 186f planet is one of the most promising yet.     Other planets that have been discovered in the… Read More