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Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Science Tech

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
Science

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. […]

An Overlook at How Bad the 2017 Hurricane Season Has Been
News Science

An Overlook at How Bad the 2017 Hurricane Season Has Been

INTERNATIONAL — The natural disasters that have plagued the Earth so far have been somewhat perplexing to scientists.  As of September 19th of this year, there had been 13 named storms, and 9 of them had developed into hurricanes.  Now, on October 18th, there’s been 16 named storms in the Atlantic alone, […]

Hurricane Maria put Education at Risk
News

Hurricane Maria put Education at Risk

PUERTO RICO –  This island of 347,000 students could be without steady education for months because of the devastating effects that Hurricane Maria gave the island.   This US territory has been under trauma since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, whilst it was still recovering from Hurricane Irma just two […]

Cholera in Yemen: The Facts
Health News

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 […]

Meet the Smartwatch Designed For Blind Users
Featured Tech

Meet the Smartwatch Designed For Blind Users

Smartwatches, love them or hate them, are becoming a huge part of our day to day life.  Many people have them, and companies are making more and more apps to go along with them as the days go on.  However, for someone who cannot see, they’re very difficult to use.  […]

How to Stop Spreading False Information on Social Media
News Tech

How to Stop Spreading False Information on Social Media

As much as we don’t like to admit it, we’ve probably have all spread fake news and false information via social media.   But it’s Not Like This is Anything New   Despite what the comedic, political satire comic “The Birth of Fake News” might have said, the press hasn’t been […]