Success Stories

The Life and Times of Astrophysicist and TVStar Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Life and Times of Astrophysicist and TVStar Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson tie lover, wine enthusiast, scientist, teacher, public speaker, showman and all round nice guy. But how did he become so well...

These 17 Awesome Women Engineers are Taking Charge in 2017

These 17 Awesome Women Engineers are Taking Charge in 2017

In honor of International Women’s Day 2017, we’re celebrating 17 of our favorite females revolutionizing the engineering field. These women succeed daily in roles...

Google CEO Responds to 7-Year-Old’s Letter Asking for a Job

Google CEO Responds to 7-Year-Old’s Letter Asking for a Job

Plenty of kids write letters or send messages to their heroes daily. However, few expect such interesting replies, if they even receive a reply...

Engineering Students Make Cars for Kids with Limited Mobility

Engineering Students Make Cars for Kids with Limited Mobility

One event wanted children with limited mobility to feel like their able-bodied counterparts. The school of Engineering at Mercer University in Atlanta hosted a Go...

Beyond Sally Ride: Women of the World’s Space Programs

Beyond Sally Ride: Women of the World’s Space Programs

One of the most notable names in space exploration is Sally Ride. (It also helps she had a song made popular by Al Green...

The Final Frontier’s Forgotten Heroines

The Final Frontier’s Forgotten Heroines

The film Hidden Figures is set to hit US theaters in a few days, and reviews are already favorable. Based on a book of...

Who is Today’s Google Doodle? Celebrating the Life of Jagdish Chandra Bose

Who is Today’s Google Doodle? Celebrating the Life of Jagdish Chandra Bose

The name Jagdish Chandra Bose isn’t one many learn about in science classes. However, the Indian physicist, polymath, botanist, biophysicist and sci-fi writer pioneered several...

Sounds Like a Birthday: Doppler Turns 213

Sounds Like a Birthday: Doppler Turns 213

If he was still alive today, pioneering physicist and mathematician Christian Doppler would be celebrating his 213th birthday. During his life, Doppler paved the way through...

An Educational Revolution: Finland Scraps School Subjects

An Educational Revolution: Finland Scraps School Subjects

Finland just made a major move in its education system by scrapping traditional old school subjects. For most teenagers, school means taking plenty of core subjects,...

Happy Birthday, Marie Curie!

Happy Birthday, Marie Curie!

Marie Curie might be the single most important female scientist in history. Were she alive today, Curie would be celebrating...