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Welcome to our blog! We'll be posting articles written by our very own STEM Squad, including other articles by inspiring individuals who have combined STEM with their passions and have made their mark! These articles will motivate you and inspire you to embark on your own journey in STEM!

July 20, 2019

July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. This info-graphic commemorates a technological revolution impacted by the moon landing which is, in Neil Armstrong's own words, "One small step for man, and one giant leap for mankind."...

June 30, 2019

On America’s Got Talent, a TV show that pools talent from all over the world, one of the most innovative acts was presented by IDEGO Virtual Reality. The group came to the stage to show exactly how Virtual Reality can be used to treat mental disorders such as phobias....

May 30, 2019

Robots! We were first introduced to the concept and their existence through the world of cinema. Movies like the famous Terminator and Star Wars franchises, Metropolis, Avengers: Age of Ultron, A.I., Big Hero 6, Wall-E, Real Steel, the upcoming Alita: Battle Angel, and...

April 30, 2019

The most exciting time has arrived for all Marvel fanatics. It’s Marvel’s 80TH Anniversary! This major event perfectly coincides with the release of Avengers: Endgame. So while you’re waiting in line to get your tickets, check out how The Franklin Institute in Philadel...

March 2, 2019

March is Women's History Month, so here's a post about an inspiring women in STEM! Take a look at our infographic on a woman who defied stereotypes, combining beauty with brains: Hedy Lamarr!

January 31, 2019

Some of the most iconic exoskeletons in the media include the Iron Man MK III suit, the suits used by the characters in the Halo games (like the MJOLNIR Mark V), the Caterpillar Power Loader in Aliens, and the suits used by the soldiers in the movie ‘The Edge of Tomorr...

December 20, 2018

Technology from Movies to Reality: Minority Report

The movie Minority Report is a dystopian film set in the not-too-distant 2054. In the film, the entire Washington DC PreCrime unit runs on a system based off of three mutated humans called Precogs. The Precogs are able...

November 12, 2018

On November 12th, 2018, the biggest source of inspiration when it came to creating comics and superheroes passed away. His name was Stan Lee.

Stan Lee, for decades, was one of the most successful and inspirational people in his field. He invented Marvel comics and co-cr...

September 19, 2018

It’s hurricane season, and with Hurricane Florence tearing up the East Cost and the Carolinas, the topic of hurricanes is all over the news. Most people have a general knowledge of hurricanes and the damage they cause, but the science behind how they are named and fore...

August 27, 2018

Technology's Impact on the World

Technology is becoming increasingly relevant in today’s society, and for people with food allergies, that is a blessing. Technology allows people from all over the world to contact each other, share experiences, and discover new things a...

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