Watch the animation above from the Department of Energy to learn about nuclear thermal propulsion.
Career fairs all cancelled? Try this virtual one!
Fermi National Laboratory in Illinois is one of 17 Department of Energy National Laboratories in the United States. These labs tackle some of the most critical scientific challenges of our time -- from combating climate change to discovering the origins of our universe -- and possess unique instruments and facilities, many of which are found nowhere else in the world! 🌎 If you've ever wondered what it would be like to work at one of these labs, look no further! Fermi National Lab has moved their STEM Career Expo virtual, and you can find all of the panel discussions and resources here! Learn directly from the professionals, including Exelon's very own Fuel Engineer John Tubergen and Innovation Specialist Paula Rusenovich.
Gerlache Strait as Homeward Bound team passes
Image by Marga Gual Soler
For bolder action against climate change,
women are going to Antarctica ❄ The 4th edition of the Homeward Bound program, which promotes women in science diplomacy and climate action, was also the largest ever all women expedition to Antarctica with 112 members! In addition to fighting climate change, this
global initiative intends to elevate the visibility of women with a STEM b
ackground who are leading for the greater good. By highlighting the women on this monumental journey, Homeward Bound is hoping to inspire the next generation of female STEM leaders. Learn more about this historic and fearless expedition here!
Stephanie Rodriguez, pictured above, discusses the challenges women and minorities face in STEM careers
The Constellation Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech has formed VOICES - Voices of Innovative Compassionate Experts in Society, an alliance of forward thinking and empathetic thought leaders working towards equity. For the start of the series, Constellations Director of Innovation and Educational Leadership, Lien Diaz, spoke with Stephanie Rodriguez about the current landscape of careers in STEM for women and minorities and what challenges these groups face when it comes to upward mobility and income inequality. Check out this engaging and informative discussion here!
Martian Terrain as viewed in AI4Mars
NASA's Mars Rover drivers need your help! If you're looking for something fun to do that also helps the cause of a greater mission, AI4Mars is perfect for you! With this project, you will help improve NASA rovers’ ability to identify different, sometimes dangerous terrain - an essential skill for autonomous exploration! You’ll be using your superior cognitive and artistic abilities to label images from the Curiosity Rover, collectively creating the first open-source navigation-classification dataset of the Red Planet. To start exploring and helping NASA study Mars, learn more here!
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