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Going Hollywood: Science Accuracy Makes Its Long-Awaited Arrival in TV and Movies

By USA Science & Engineering Festival Founder Larry Bock In what started out as a hopeful trickle more than four years ago has seemingly evolved into a full-blown trend: Suddenly it’s cool and hip to be a scientist in Hollywood. Ranging from such blockbuster films as The Amazing Spiderman, Battleship, The Avengers, and Iron Man 2 to TV hits including House, Fringe, Criminal…

Meet the Remaining Top 20 Finalists for the Kavli Video Contest!

The Kavli Science Video Contest has wrapped up with over 260 entries! Now it’s time for the People’s Choice Vote, in advance of the awards ceremony on April 29, in Washington, DC, as part of the USA Science & Engineering Festival. Voting is easy, just view the videos on YouTube and click ‘like” for your…

The Kavli Science Video Contest has wrapped up with over 260 entries! Now it’s time for the People’s Choice Vote, in advance of the awards ceremony on April 29, in Washington, DC, as part of the USA Science & Engineering Festival. People’s Choice Voting begins April 2 and closes April 13. Voting is easy, just…

The Kavli Science Video Contest has wrapped up with over 260 entries! Now it’s time for the People’s Choice Vote, in advance of the awards ceremony on April 29, in Washington, DC, as part of the USA Science & Engineering Festival. People’s Choice Voting begins April 2 and closes April 13. Voting is easy, just…

The Kavli Science Video Contest has wrapped up with over 260 entries! Now its time for the People’s Choice Vote, in advance of the awards ceremony on April 29, in Washington, DC, as part of the USA Science & Engineering Festival. People’s Choice Voting begins April 2 and closes April 13. Voting is easy, just…

Not Your Daddy’s Science Classroom!

By Stacy Jannis Exciting things are happening in 21st century classrooms all over our country. Teachers and students are using cutting-edge technology, working in teams, and connecting and sharing projects with classrooms all over the world. Innovative groups like the Concord Consortium , Promethean World , Project Lead the Way and Epals are at the…

The news of The Kavli Foundation Video Contest has even spread to the oval office. Back in June, Robert W. Conn, President of the Kavli Foundation, met with President Obama to discuss the importance of science in America. President Obama commented that he and his daughters thoroughly enjoyed themselves at the USA Science and Engineering…

Each year, 12 of the nation’s top scientists and engineers are awarded with the nation’s highest honors, America’s Nobel Prize. The National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation represent the highest honors for achievement in science & technology bestowed by the President of the United States. This year scientists and…

How does science and engineering save us, improve us, and preserve our world? Which solutions can be re-imagined for a better tomorrow, and how? Where should we explore next? What should we build next? How will we get there? The next stop is the future! The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) recently asked some of…

The USA Science and Engineering Festival challenged students across the nation to make a video that tells us “Why Science is Cool”. The video contest received over 100 entries, and the awards ceremony was hosted Oct. 24 in Washington, D.C., by Bill Nye the Science Guy, as part of the festival’s Expo on the National…