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Try Your Hand at Being a Scientist at the Fernbank

The concept behind the Fernbank Museum's Science at Hand Day which takes place Saturday, November 9 is to put students in touch with the professionals involved in a variety of scientific careers...

November 8, 2013

Georgia's #1 STEM School [AUDIO]

U.S. students have fallen behind much of the industrialized world in math...

November 3, 2013

Forsyth Central Named Top STEM High School in Georgia

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) has announced Forsyth Central High School as winner of the 2013 STEM Education award for the top high school program in Science, Technology, Engineering,...

October 10, 2013

Rollin’, Rollin’, Rollin’!

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...

September 13, 2013

Hartsfield Jobs Taking Off

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...

September 13, 2013

A Refreshing Place to Work

“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...

September 13, 2013

The Walking Dead Online Class: Math, Science and Zombies

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...

September 5, 2013

The Walking Dead (Warning: May Contain Awesomeness)

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...

September 3, 2013

Farming in Georgia

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...

September 3, 2013

Scientists Discover a New Element

A new, “super-heavy” element has been discovered. To be fair, it was first proposed in 2004 by Russian scientists. Taken up anew by a team of scientists in Sweden, the element has been confirmed....

August 28, 2013