Extraterrestrial Project-Based STEAM++ Learning

Extraterrestrial:  Barboza Space Center Project-Based learning The search for extrasolar planets (image: Keplertelescope) Listening for extraterrestrial signals indicating intelligence (image: Allen array) Robotic exploration of the Solar System (image: Curiosity rover on Mars) Extraterrestrial life, also called alien life (or, if it is a sentient or relatively complex individual, an “extraterrestrial” or “alien”), is life […]

The Science in Artificial Intelligence

Training students at the Barboza Space Center in the area of artificial Intelligence.  Welcome to our reading list. Artificial intelligence (AI), sometimes called machine intelligence, is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence displayed by humans and other animals. In computer science AI research is defined as the study of “intelligent agents“: […]

Who wants to create Mars Clocks this summer?

What is a Mars Clock?  It is a hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) project to get kids excited about space mathematics.  Bob Barboza is the founder/director of the Barboza Space Center in Long Beach, California.  He trains Jr. astronauts, engineers and scientists for the “Occupy Mars Learning Adventures  International Fellowship Programs.”  His passion […]