UArizona receives $2 million in support of space programs

Space

The University of Arizona has received a very generous gift from a graduate: $2 million to advance UArizona’s space exploration.  The university said $1.5 million will be used to purchase a nanoscale secondary ion mass spectrometer, an instrument that those at the UArizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory will use to study samples from the solar … Read more

Google and Maker Media offer free summer online science camp for kids

Rockets, virtual space visits and experimenting with paper circuits are just a few of the many activities that teens are able to explore though this summer’s Maker Camp, a free online camp that encourages the exploration of the tinkering tech world. Google+ and Maker Media, a global platform for DIY tech builders,launched the third edition … Read more

Printed Food, a Tracheal Splint and Guns. What Does the Future Hold for 3D Printing?

3D printing or “making” has received a lot of attention in the press recently based on some new developments in the technology. But, is 3D printing a good thing for our future? What do experts say? On May 22, 2013, Drs. Glenn Green and Scott Hollister used 3D printing to design and make an absorbable … Read more