Science & Technology

Tomorrow’s Engine: A Profile Story On Clayton Banks

By: Yasleen Trinidad Co founder of Silicon Harlem, Clayton Banks’ journey towards success falls on following his passion. “I believe everyone is born equal,” states Banks. With his father serving as a Marine, Banks grew up in a military base and was exposed to an in-closed world of economic and social equality where everyone on …

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PICATINNY ARSENAL SYMPOSIUM AT THE LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER

By RAMONA MABEN​​​​​​TWILIGHT PRODUCTIONS, INC © 2016 The Liberty Science Center, a wonderful and enjoyable learning compound, was crowded to capacity with school groups, adults and individual families. Upon entering this massive building and the spectacular settings of the myriad of levels within its interior; one can glance in passing, the abundance of educational exhibits, …

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AABE 2016 Summer Energy Academy Application

INTRODUCTION TO THE SEA PROGRAM  The purpose of the Summer Energy Academy is to assist in meeting the global energy challenge. In order to prevent an impending energy crisis it is imperative that we expose students to the concepts of energy and STEM disciplines at an early age, therefore laying the foundation for future scientist …

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Making a Difference through STEM: An Exclusive Interview with Dean Barabino

This issue, in honor of Women’s History Month, the Harlem Times is proud to present a special interview with a local woman leader in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) – Dr. Gilda A. Barabino, Dean and Berg Professor at the Grove School of Engineering at the City College of New York (CCNY). Dr. Barabino …

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Hubble spots super massive black holes

Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity Confirmed after 100 Years

On February 11, 2016 researchers announced the first successful detection of gravitational waves, confirming the final prediction of Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity made 100 years ago. Einstein predicted that the acceleration of massive objects (such as black holes) would impact the very fabric of space-time, and that this impact should theoretically be observable …

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American Association of Blacks in Energy Scholarship

The New York Metropolitan Area Chapter (NYMAC) of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is one of four chapters in the Northeast Region of the United States.  Its members are professionals working in companies such as Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Edison and Orange & Rockland) and National Grid.  Our mission …

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NYU Diversity

Pending Diversity: Students Learn the Value of Diversity at the NYU Tandon Summit

After over a year of planning, Brooklyn’s NYU Tandon School of Engineering launched the 2015 Diversity in STEM Summit: Bridging Engineering and Business for the Future. This was an event that Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Anita Farrington, said is relevant to the current racial tensions across universities. Additionally, it was statistically relevant. The 2015 …

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Neil Degrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson – Scientist, Educator, and Cultural Powerhouse

Photo by Marius Bugge Over the last year Neil deGrasse Tyson has become a cultural powerhouse. The astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History not only helped educate the masses about the wonders of science and the Universe through Cosmos, but also tackles a wide range of issues …

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