European Space Agency Celebrates Women In Science With Astro Pi Challenge
What does it take to actually become an astronaut?
(Jun 2019) 2019 has been both epic – and an epic fail – for female astronauts . propel you into outer space, that’s not the only way to get a foot in the door at the European Space Agency (ESA) or NASA. People
‘We want access to every part of the moon, at any time’
(Jun 2019) We can get the science that tells us how our solar system got formed . JB: It’s a timing thing. The European Space Agency has its ministerial in November, where all of the nations that are part of
The record number of women in Congress has translated to a record number of moms in office. Today a fifth of the women in Congress have children under 18.
bluedot adds more names to Science and Arts line-up
(Jun 2019) TheFestivals
As it prepares to celebrate 50 years since the moon landing,bluedot – the award-winning music, science and culture festival held at Jodrell Bank Observatory .
Few Women Are Contributing Code to Major Crypto Projects, Report Finds
(Jun 2019) CoinDesk
Using data collected from from Github, a study found the top 100 blockchain projects in the cryptocurrency ecosystem showed deep lack of gender diversification .
Brazil’s President Rebuffs Cryptocurrency as Administration Explores Blockchain
(Jun 2019) CoinDesk
Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, has come out publicly in opposition to bitcoin. In an interview aired on national television, the Brazilian president commented .
International Women’s Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres
(some months now) UN News
Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday .
Call to celebrate inspirational female engineers on International Women’s Day
(some months now) Eureka
To mark International Women’s Day, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched the call for entries for its 2019 Young Woman Engineer of .
NASA’s Opportunity Rover Mission on Mars Comes to End
(since Feb, 2019) NASA Mars Exploration
NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover mission is complete after 15 years on Mars. Opportunity’s record-breaking exploration laid the groundwork for future missions to .
Celebrating 50 years of humans in space!
(years back) ScienceBlogs
“I could have gone on flying through space forever.” -Yuri Gagarin It was April 12th, 1961, or fifty years ago today, that Yuri Gagarin became the first human being .
SOM, MIT, and ESA envision lunar “moon village”
(many weeks now) Fast Company
A team of architects wants to help the European Space Agency imagine what a self-sustaining research hub on the south pole of the moon would look like for the .
2018 in news: The science events that shaped the year
(months ago) Nature.com
A turbulent year marked by raging wildfires and allegations of bullying in the sciences comes to a close. But researchers can celebrate some milestones, .