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USA Science & Engineering Festival a stunning success—and ACerS was there!

By Jessica McMathis / April 30, 2014

ACerS participated in the 2014 USA Science and Engineering Festival let week that attracted 325,000 attendees.

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Science rocks: Music videos can improve science learning

By April Gocha / April 11, 2014

New research suggests that music videos may be able to enhance science learning, and may provide a tool to help improve science literacy.

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‘Superbowl of STEM’ brings together big names to spark students’ interest in science

By Jessica McMathis / March 12, 2014

Some of the biggest names in science (and Hollywood!)—along with an additional 350,000 visitors, many of them K-12 students—are expected to attend the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival (USASEF), April 26–27, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

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Video of the week: ‘Material Marvels’: Yale prof explains materials science in about 3 minutes

By Eileen De Guire / November 9, 2011

Ainissa Ramirez, associate professor at Yale and “science popularizer,” uses bathroom tiles to explain symmetry and five-fold quasicrystal symmetry. Credit: YouTube. Yale associate professor Ainissa Ramirez is a metallurgist, but we gotta love her, anyhow. This is her last year in the academic world, but she’ll still be teaching in her new career as a…

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