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ICYMI: NASA Ends GRACE Mission, Your iPhone’s Calculator Might Be Buggy, and the US is Selling to Oil Companies

After 15 Years, NASA Says ‘Goodbye’ to GRACE     Satellite GRACE’s (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) 15-year-run has come to an end.  As reported by NASA themselves on October 27th, 2017, the U.S. and German collaboration ended its science operations.  GRACE was really two satellites that ‘provided unprecedented insights into […]

What the EPA Has Done Since Scott Pruitt was Appointed Head
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What the EPA Has Done Since Scott Pruitt was Appointed Head

FemSTEM has no political affiliation*.   On a controversial means, back in December of 2016, President Donald Trump had nominated Scott Pruitt to be the head of the Environmental Protection Agency.  Scott Pruitt, if you are unfamiliar, was an Oklahoma State senator, and later the attorney general for the state. […]

Cholera in Yemen: The Facts
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Cholera in Yemen: The Facts

Inspired by John Green’s Video on the Subject.   The Civil War in Yemen Has Created Other Issues    War-torn Yemen is going through a medical crisis as a result of the civil war.  As of August 14th, 2017, there have been 500,000 cases of Cholera throughout the country.  2000 […]

Trump vs Climate Change: Today’s Executive Order
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Trump vs Climate Change: Today’s Executive Order

FemSTEM has no political affiliation*.  Most everyone saw this coming, and some people are thrilled about it, while others are not.  As you’re most likely well aware, the ongoing debate on whether or not climate change is real is deepening even further.  Donald Trump himself is a known climate change […]