Should I study chemistry in college?

Chong Liu one-ups plant photosynthesis New system generates clean energy on the small scale BY LAUREL HAMERS 1:48PM, OCTOBER 4, 2017 SOLAR STAR Chong Liu, an inorganic chemist at UCLA, has pioneered new approaches to artificial photosynthesis that combine bacteria and inorganic materials. PENNY JENNINGS/UCLA CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY Magazine issue: Vol. 192, No. 6, October […]

Jr. Medical School: Space Glove Training

What It’s Like to Work in Space, Using Bulky EVA Gloves By Samantha Mathewson, Contributor |’s Samantha Mathewson experienced how difficult it is for astronauts to work in the vacuum of space, using an EVA glove simulator from NASA’s Langley Research Center. Credit: Jeremy Lips/ Tightening a lug nut on the tire of […]

Students from Australia Are Visiting the USA to Learn More About Robots

STUDENTS & TEACHERS ARE VISITING THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND THE BARBOZA SPACE CENTER FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM WE INVITE YOU TO SEE OUR PHOTO ESSAY OF THE AUSTRALIAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.      SCHOOLS IN AUSTRALIA Add to study guide School education in Australia includes preschool, preparatory (or kindergarten), primary school, secondary school (or high school) […]

Gynne Shotwell: The Road to Mars

Space X is serious about going to Mars.  This is a presentation that you don’t want to miss. DESCRIPTION As President and COO of SpaceX, Gwynne Shotwell is responsible for the company’s day-to-day operations and for managing all customer and strategic relations. She joined SpaceX in 2002 as Vice President of Business Development and the […]

New Mars Home Planet Initiative

HP & Mars Society Partnering on Mars Home Planet Initiative Dr. Robert Zubrin to Talk at Inaugural HP Meetup Friday 7pm PDT Hewlett Packard (HP) and the Mars Society are partnering to bring you the HP Mars Home Planet initiative, a program intended to conceive, plan and ultimately build a virtual colony on the Red […]