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Become a Rocket Scientist!

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NASA has launched a new program called CosmosCode, which is an attempt to open source space mission software. The Wired News article on the project details some of the goals and thoughts behind the project’s co-founders. The idea is to leverage the power of open source programming to create software needed for space flights. I […]

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Water Found on Extrasolar Planet

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For the first time, scientists have found solid evidence of water on a planet outside our solar system. The planet in question is relatively close to Earth and clearly has water in its atmosphere. While the temperatures on the planet are way hotter than anywhere on Earth, they say water can survive in an amazing […]

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AAG up for an award

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The AAG is being recognized for its strength in wrangle a bunch of Geographers into a fairly cohesive unit. The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is pleased to announce the five finalists for The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. … The award winner will be announced on Wednesday, June 20, 2007 following a […]