STEM

Colorado shooting

Teen Who Allegedly Opened Fire on Denver-Area School Charged with Murder and Arson

Devon Erickson, 18, has been charged with 48 criminal offenses, including for first-degree murder, arson, and theft.
Tess Owen
5.15.19
shooting

1 Dead, 8 Shot After 2 Students Open Fire on Denver School Just Miles from Columbine

The shooting took place at the middle school of STEM School Highlands Ranch in Douglas County, near Denver, Colorado.
Tess Owen
5.7.19
Black Hole

The Sexist Trolls Doubting Black Hole Researcher Katie Bouman Need to Learn to Code

The harassment campaign against one of the researchers who helped photograph a black hole isn't just sexist, it's technically simplistic and inaccurate.
Arielle Gordon
4.16.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

These scientists just got sworn in to Congress — and they're ready for a fight

“Guess what? Now we have scientists. Now we have people who understand looking at data,” said Democrat Rep. Kim Schrier.
Arielle Duhaime-Ross
1.4.19
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future

Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
sexism in science

Physicist Wins $3 Million Prize for Discovering Pulsars, Donates it All to Promoting Diversity in STEM

Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell says she has battled “imposter syndrome” at many points in her career as a physicist.
Natalie Fratto
11.12.18
STEM

A New Bill Vows to Combat STEM’s Sexual Harassment Problem

The “Combatting Sexual Harassment in Science Act” aims to remedy the causes of sexual misconduct in STEM, but can it?
Sarah Emerson
10.10.18
nobel prize

Donna Strickland Wins Nobel Prize for Pioneering Work That Led to Development of Laser Tools

Strickland and Gérard Mourou discovered a way to stretch and amplify laser beams in the 1980s.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.2.18
Science

For the First Time in 55 Years, a Woman Wins the Nobel Prize in Physics

Dr. Donna Strickland, a self-described "laser jock," is the third woman to ever win a Nobel Prize in physics, following in the footsteps of Marie Curie.
Sirin Kale
10.2.18
cern

Top CERN Scientist Suspended for Presentation That Argued There Is No Sexism in Physics

CERN suspended theorist Alessandro Strumia on Monday after he gave a presentation at a conference about gender in high energy physics that argued "physics is not sexist against women."
Daniel Oberhaus
10.1.18
knit art

Oh This? Just a Giant Starmap Made By a Hacked 80s Knitting Machine

Australian engineer Sarah Spencer unveiled “Stargazing: A knitted tapestry” over the weekend at the Electromagnetic Field Camp festival.
Becky Ferreira
9.4.18
DIY

This DIY Headset Lets You Echolocate Like a Dolphin

Using bone conduction headphones and some drone parts, marine scientist Andrew Thaler crafted a pair of glasses that help you “see” like a dolphin would.
Samantha Cole
7.25.18
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