While “Shelley” won’t be winning any storytelling awards anytime soon with its quirky and at times nonsensical writing, the story-writing bot is a fun experiment.
E-waste, used and frequently discarded computers, tablets, smartphones and other electronics, is the fastest-growing municipal waste stream in the United States. Read this opinion piece about the causes and possible solutions to this mounting environmental threat.
How does frequent video conferencing affect the way we see ourselves?
Watch this short video about how the Panama Canal was not-so-easily created.
Could virtual reality lead to a more sustainable version of tourism and a safe way to “travel” during the pandemic? Read to learn more about the possibilities.
New gaming projects seek to help people build sympathy for others by allowing them to take on the role of someone else.
Read about three African women who are contributing to space exploration programs on their home continent: a space engineer, a physicist and explorer, and a space law adviser.
Feeling overwhelmed by all the information on the internet? That “foggy” sensation in your brain after hours of pointing, clicking, tapping, and swiping has a name. It’s called information overload. Read this article to learn more about it.
The success of the Perseverence mission to Mars was the result of dedicated work.
Students learning remotely have plenty of good reasons to keep their cameras off. Instructors have plenty of good reasons for wanting them on. How much should you share?
Read about the cutting-edge breakthrough scientists have made in making fear a thing of the past.
Read about NASA Perseverance’s mission to Mars. Then, explore the images at the end of the article.
Skim through the article to find out how new developments in artificial intelligence can help us venture further into space.
What is citizen science? How can you advance scientific research while exploring your backyard or city? Read on to learn the answer to these questions and more.
Through a series of experiments, scientists have determined that farming on Mars is more science fiction than science without significant alterations to Martian soil.
Just like the California Gold Rush spurred people to flock to California in search of a fortune, Sailesh Ramakrishnan predicts that companies and investors will make a mad dash to the space sector.
Find out how Rafał Biros got involved in the hunt for comets and became the youngest known finder of one.
Learn about a few ways people can de-clutter their minds at work.
It’s not likely that you think of Shakespeare and video games at the same time, but that may be about to change!
Computer engineering and related fields are historically—and continue to be—dominated by men. Many universities are now looking to increase the number of women who graduate with programming degrees.