Solar Eclipse That Made Einstein a Superstar Overnight

In the earlier twentieth century one Solar Eclipse witnessed by thousands of citizens of United States including the president gave a first confirmation of the prediction made by a young Scientist named Albert Einstein. In 1919 the astronomer Arthur Eddington went to the location of Solar Eclipse to test the prediction of Einstein’s General Theory… Read More »

St Martins art students design cars of the future

Industrial design students from Central St Martins in London have taken part in a Renault-sponsored challenge to design the cars of the future. The Float (Credit: Renault/St Martins) Now in its second year, the competition asked students to think about the future of autonomous, modular car design, and how infrastructure and services might support it.… Read More »

Minnesota Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

Less than a week after arriving on the International Space Station, Expedition 53 Flight Engineer Mark Vande Hei will speak with students from the Pine River-Backus Schools in Pine River, Minnesota, at 10:40 a.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 18. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Expedition 53 crew member Mark… Read More »

Advancing Student Success through the Arts

The Education Commission of the States recently released Beyond the Core: Advancing Student Success through the Arts. This Education Trends report explores research on how the arts bolster the development of deeper learning skills, provides examples of programs that successfully increased access to the arts in education in public schools, and includes state- and local-level… Read More »