Seven Society for Science & the Public alumni were recently Popular Mechanics magazine's Next Generation: Future Breakthrough awardees. The magazine described their projects and inspirations. Here are the Society alumni who were featured:
I #Give2Science by challenging underrepresentation in STEM through Students Obtaining Atlanta Research.- Alexa Dantzler (right), winner of the Intel STS 2013 Glenn T. Seaborg award
As 2015 comes to a close, we’d like to share some of the Society's most notable accomplishments and news from this year, made possible by supporters and friends like you:
I #Give2Science by running LITAS For Girls, a program that encourages middle school girls to study computer science.- Anvita Gupta, Intel STS 2015 alumna
Two Science News writers had the opportunity to answer questions posed by the social media site Reddit Science community on December 2, 2015. The Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) on general relativity’s 100th anniversary was Society for Science & the Public’s third AMA.
The first Broadcom MASTERS competition was in 2011, five years ago. Students were in 6th to 8th grade for the first Broadcom MASTERS. Now some are juniors or ending their high school careers, while others are entering college.
The Society for Science & the Public checked in with a few alumni of the first Broadcom MASTERS to see where they are now. For many of these alumni, their successes all started with Broadcom MASTERS.
Science News, a publication of Society for Science & the Public, today announced the Top 25 most important science stories of the year. Stories were selected based on their potential to transform how people understand themselves and the world around them.
Health students #Give2Science by determining if bacteria will be affected by anti-bacterial soap.- Stacy Sinclair, University of California's Neighborhood Academic Initiative
Francisca Vasconcelos won a trip to CERN at Intel ISEF 2015. After visiting the facility and listening to lectures by scientists, she decided to create an app that makes quantum physics more accessible.
Quantum, the app, already has more than 200 downloads and the Facebook page has more than 100 likes.