Fri., May 17, 2013 6:42am
In the popular Harry Potter series of novels, the boy wizard often uses an invisibility cloak he inherited from his farther. Atlanta high-school senior Julia Abelsky is working to make such vestments a reality. NASA hopes to return Americans to the moon and eventually build a permanent colony. Junior Sergio Parra from Auburn is working to make that cheaper by making concrete from materials on the moon’s surface. Both students are competing this week at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix.
Thu., May 2, 2013 6:44am
Georgia celebrates science, technology, engineering and math education with the first-ever governor-declared “STEM Day” Friday. A tech-industry leader says Georgia is showing lots of potential in those areas.
Thu., September 27, 2012 3:15pm
With the Atlantic storm season nearing its end, the National Weather Service is taking some of its coastal-area radars offline to give them upgrades. The switch to so-called dual-polorization doppler radars is part of a 50 million dollar national radar renovation aimed at boosting forecast accuracy and speeding weather alerts.
Mon., September 24, 2012 3:54pm
Georgia Southern University is joining seven coastal research institutes to educate high school students. They will come from six school districts to learn about environmental concerns in Georgia’s coastal region.
Thu., September 20, 2012 9:01am
A state commission has called for more spending on technology in Georgia schools, less money for central administration and more support for campus psychologists, nurses and counselors. But the panel steered clear of recommending wholesale changes to the state’s complicated education funding formula.
Fri., August 17, 2012 7:56am
Georgia Southern University has established a new institute for interdisciplinary science, technology, engineering and math education. The institute plans to create a wide variety of partnerships across academia, business, education and research centers in southeast Georgia.
Thu., May 24, 2012 9:00am
The Goizueta Foundation is providing a $5 million grant for Georgia Tech to encourage Hispanic K-12 students to get involved in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
Thu., May 3, 2012 10:30am
Up to a dozen science teachers will get to build and pilot underwater robots under a grant program intended to improve teacher quality.
Wed., April 18, 2012 2:55pm
WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone plans to purchase Georgia-based Internet service provider Knology, according to a Wednesday press release.
Fri., June 24, 2011 2:42pm
Macon is one of three cities selected to participate in an innovative new technology program called Code for America. Funded by the Knight Foundation, the program will also include Detroit and Philadelphia.