Science & Technology

4th Annual Junior Solar Sprint Race gets checkered flag for fun and competition

                          By Frank Misurelli | Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs   Picatinny Arsenal’s Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Office hosted its fourth Junior Solar Sprint (JSS) competition on May 18 at the Arsenal’s recreational center, Forge Fitness. The competition is held annually with …

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Full STEM ahead: Army invests in science-savvy force

Written by Devon L. Suits, Army News Service WASHINGTON (Army News Service) — Growing up in Brooklyn, New York, young Aisha Haynes had to answer the same tough question every high school student eventually has to answer: What do you want to be when you grow up? The answer arrived during a summer camp program, …

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Picatinny FIRST Robotics Teams Makes It to Final Round of Competition

By Frank Misurelli Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs Teams supported by Picatinny Arsenal ’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program competed in the annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Championship held recently in St Louis, Missouri. More than 15,000 students ranging in ages from 6-18 participated from around the world …

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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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