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Zhenan Bao, Professor of Chemical Engineering, is developing self-healing skin just like Wolverine's abilities to heal.

Join the We the Geeks Google+ Hangout Today on Superhero Powers Being Real

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, July 19, 2013 - 5:17am

For those science, tech and just plain geeky teachers who couldn’t spring a ticket to Comic Con going on this week in San Diego, here is perhaps the next best thing: a Google+ hangout at 12 p.m. today on how superhero...

Gearing Up in Georgia

Parker Branch - Friday, August 2, 2013 - 8:53am

Fast Forward spends a lot of time on the road. When you’re constantly searching for the coolest jobs in Georgia it kind of goes with the territory. Needless to say, we appreciate a good vehicle. And we appreciate it...

Was she giving a seductive glance or does the physics of her pose make it seem so? James Earle ponders this on YouTube.

The Physics of Seduction and Five Other Super YouTube Lessons You Should Use

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 5:40am

If my science teacher had taught a lesson titled Girl with a Pearl Earring, Physics of Seduction, perhaps I would have paid more attention in class and ventured down a different career path. Luckily math and art loving...

Farming in Georgia

Parker Branch - Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 3:07am

When you think of farming in Georgia, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? If you said peaches, that’s a good guess. If you said candle hammer, you have bigger things to worry about. Either way, you probably weren...

The Walking Dead (Warning: May Contain Awesomeness)

Parker Branch - Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 3:36am

By now you should know that Georgia is a great place to shoot films. But did you know that the most popular television show in the history of cable is also shot here? That’s right. The town of Senoia, just an hour South...

What kind of force is really needed kill zombies? New online course ponders the physics. (Image from AMC.)

The Walking Dead Online Class: Math, Science and Zombies

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 11:25am

You can learn something about math, physics, public health and social science from the AMC show The Walking Dead. Professors at the University of California at Irvine plan to prove it by offering a course on the hit...

A Refreshing Place to Work

Parker Branch - Friday, September 13, 2013 - 7:28am

“Open Happiness.” If that sounds familiar, you can thank The Coca-Cola Company. And no, they aren’t talking about the feeling you get when you click on a new Fast Forward blog (though it would make sense). Coke is a...

Hartsfield Jobs Taking Off

Parker Branch - Friday, September 13, 2013 - 8:00am

Fast Forward recently visited Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. No, we weren’t catching a flight. As usual our team was on the hunt for the coolest jobs in Georgia. And Hartsfield might just have been...

Rollin’, Rollin’, Rollin’!

Parker Branch - Friday, September 13, 2013 - 8:27am

Fast Forward recently took a trip to McCaysville to do some white water rafting. No, we weren’t on vacation. We were exploring more of the cool jobs Georgia has to offer. So if you’re the adventurous type (and don’t...

Wire drums at Southwire's factory in Carrollton, Ga. (Photo by Fast Forward)

How Southwire is Keeping At Risk Kids in School By Giving Them Jobs

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 27, 2013 - 6:18am

Our show Fast Forward visited the electrical wire company Southwire for good reason. The company is not only a great hands-on launchpad to science, technology, engineering and math careers, but it is preventing at risk...

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