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8:49pm, October 28, 2014

On Tuesday, October 28, Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced the top winners of the 2014 Broadcom MASTERS.

Holly Jackson, 14, of San Jose, Calif., won the $25,000 Samueli Foundation Prize in honor of overall STEM excellence and for her study on the strength and best application of stitches in sewing.

confetti falls on Broadcom MASTERS finalists
2:21pm, October 28, 2014

On Monday, the 30 Broadcom MASTERS finalists continued working on team STEM challenges, including Let's Roll, which included building a roller coaster; Build a Better Building, designing a house that could withstand a hurricane simulated by a leafblower; Power to the People, designing and building wind generators; and It's a Blast, controlling the height of an Alka-Seltzer rocket.

1:08pm, October 28, 2014

The traditional science fair got flipped around this year at Broadcom MASTERS, as experts were the ones presenting their work to the finalists. Finalists had the chance to meet 12 professionals in the science and engineering fields, hear about their careers, and ask questions about their work.

Read more on Doing Science...

2:49pm, October 27, 2014

Finalists of the 2014 Broadcom MASTERS participated in their first day of hands-on STEM challenges yesterday at Q?rius in the National Museum of Natural History.

Check out our photo blog of the challenges on Doing Science...

3:30pm, October 25, 2014

The 30 finalists of the 2014 Broadcom MASTERS are currently presenting their projects to the public at Q?rius, part of the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC.

Check out our live photo blog of the event on Doing Science...

2:52pm, October 24, 2014

Thirty of the nation’s best young scientists are arriving in Washington, DC today to compete in the finals of the Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology, and Engineering for Rising Stars).

finalist at Broadcom MASTERS registration
8:00am, October 23, 2014

Don’t miss your chance to meet 30 of the top young scientists and engineers of the future this Saturday, October 25 at Q?rius, part of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, in Washington, DC.

Dhruv Iyer, 2013 Broadcom MASTERS finalist, presents project to the public
9:18am, October 21, 2014

Spend an hour with Maya Ajmera, and you begin to see opportunity everywhere. As she tells her life story, it becomes clear she has been seizing opportunities since she was a kid. Through the global organization she founded when she was only 25, she’s been creating opportunity for millions of young people around the globe for decades.

9:34am, October 20, 2014

Society for Science & the Public (SSP) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education. In order to fulfill our mission of informing, educating, and inspiring the public about science and the vital role it plays in human advancement, we need the help  and support of science enthusiasts.

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9:50am, October 16, 2014

Paige Brown Jarreau, a PhD student focusing on science communication and policy at Louisiana State University, interviewed Bethany Brookshire (SciCurious, Eureka! Lab) and Sarah Zielinski (Wild Things) about blogging for Science News and how it differs from being an independent science blogger on her blog, From the Lab Bench.

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