Next Generation: 5 Ways Science Classes Will Change - Jun 18, 2015
Released April 2013, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) draw on decades of education research, aiming to improve U.S. students' performance in STEM (science-technology-engineering-math) subjects.
Glowing space mice show where quantum dots lodge - May 16, 2014
Fluorescent speckles, spots and clouds marking mice bodies are nanoparticles lodged within their skin and rendered visible with ultraviolet light.
Introductory Mechanics ReView Course - May 12, 2014
Registration is open for a free online MIT course in Introductory Newtonian Mechanics targeting teachers who want to improve their pedagogy, their conceptual overview of Mechanics, and their problem-solving skills. CEU credit is available from the AAPT.
Toward Perfect Control of Light Waves - Jan 19, 2014
A team at the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics (LAP) in Garching (Germany) has constructed a detector, which provides a detailed picture of the waveforms of femtosecond laser pulses (1 fs = 10-15 seconds).
First Video of Ball Lightning - Jan 19, 2014
Researchers in China have captured, for the first time, an instance of ball lightning, on digital video along with spectrographs.
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