STEM subjects, particularly physics and mathematics, are studied by far more men than women. Is there a problem with sexism within these subjects? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Kirsten Hacker, post-doc Accelerator Physics, on Quora: As
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The SpaceNews Awards for Excellence & Innovation honor excellence and innovation among space professionals, companies, programs and organizations. Help us pick the winners in each of the following categories: Company of the Year Government Agency of the Year Corporate Leader of the Year Government Leader of the Year Unsung Hero of the Year Startup of the Year Turnaround of the
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CSICON2018, Richard Dawkins award for honorable and outstanding atheism presented to Stephen Fry on behalf of the Atheist Alliance of America; Incubator For Secular Activities.Brian Engler Comedian, writer, actor and activist Stephen Fry was honored last weekend at CSICON 2018 skeptics conference with the Richard Dawkins award for honorable and outstanding atheism. Dawkins himself presented
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Scientists have previously suspected supermassive black holes can merge together, and have seen signs of these cosmic collisions on a smaller scale. Now new research backs up the hypothesis – and shows evidence that it could be happening all across the Universe. Astronomers studying detailed radio maps of jet sources – powerful beams of ionised
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Newly discovered skeletons from Regio V excavations at Pompeii.Parco Archeologico di Pompei As coverage of archaeological discoveries at Vesuvian sites proceed at a break-neck pace this month, with a new graffito from Pompeii and exploded skulls at Herculaneum, yesterday brought information on new skeletons whose location helps shed light on how we as humans respond to
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WASHINGTON — Fleet operator Viasat of Carlsbad, California, plans to launch a large telecom satellite on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket between 2020 and 2022. SpaceX will launch one of Viasat’s three ViaSat-3 satellites, each designed to cover a third of the planet with Ka-band spot beams for broadband connectivity. The contract announced Oct. 25
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