George Hotz is working on a futuristic technology. He's designing a self-driving car — and trying to beat Tesla's Mobileye and Google's models.
Neil deGrasse Tyson — yes, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, superstar science communicator, author, TV star, and director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City — is excited Regeneron is the new sponsor of the Society’s Science Talent Search.
How excited? Enough to actually speak at the official sponsorship announcement on May 26 at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
It's not every day that a high school junior gets to meet famed comic book writer Stan Lee — on the red carpet.
But Janie Kim is no ordinary high school junior. She was a finalist in the Captain America: Civil War — Girls Reforming the Future Challenge, held by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Synchrony Bank, Broadcom MASTERS, and the National Academy of Sciences.
Participating in the Westinghouse Science Talent Search in 1976 made George Yancopoulos realize "there’s a whole different set of heroes."
"Everyone revered the Westinghouse winners. How so many went on, changed the world, and became Nobel Prize winners," said George at the Alumni Conference on March 13, along with other award-winning panelists.
Understanding science and how it works is so important, says Abduljabbar Alhamood, who became interested in science at 8 years old.
Data science is super hot. So are startups. So that means Michael Li — an Intel Science Talent Search (STS) alum and CEO of The Data Incubator, a two-year-old data-science startup, is on fire.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is the new title sponsor of the Science Talent Search. Selected through a competitive process that garnered interest from the nation’s leading companies and philanthropists, Regeneron will become only the third sponsor in 75 years of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious high school science competition.
When David Mackay, Chief Astronaut Test Pilot with Virgin Galactic, asked how many people in the audience would want to go to space if it was affordable, commercialized, and safe, everyone raised their hands.
At the So, You Want to Be an Astronaut? symposia at Intel ISEF, this writer and everyone in attendance was ready to sign up.
Mackay attended the French test pilot school EPNER and became a military test pilot. He's flown in several aircrafts, including a historic one from 1910. Now he works as a test pilot for a private commercial space line.