2017 Nobel Science Prizes
It’s that time of year again – when the annual Nobel Prize winners are announced. Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel established the honors in 1895, with the first prizes awarded in 1901. The 2017 Nobel Prize science awards were announced on Monday, October 2nd through Wednesday, October 4th. First, the Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute […]
ESA’s LISA Pathfinder Lays Groundwork for Gravitational Wave Observatory in Space
The European Space Agency’s (ESA) LISA Pathfinder spacecraft, launched last December, recently started its science mission after completing an intensive three month testing period. The LISA – which stands for Laser Interferometer Space Antenna – Pathfinder’s job is to test and establish crucial technologies and techniques that would make it possible for future mission such […]
Happy Pi Day!
Today, March 14, is a special day for those who are into mathematics or science. It’s “Pi Day” or “Π Day”, the annual worldwide celebration of the ancient mathematical constant. It’s also the birthday of Albert Einstein who was born on March 14, 1879. Pi Day has been commemorated in one way or another since […]