enTANGLEment: A Collision of Art and Science

enTANGLEment: A Collision of Art and Science

Where do nanoscience, spray paint, geology, wood blocks, astronomy, and biology come together? An art gallery. The enTANGLEment exhibition, curated by Bob Nidever and displayed at TRUNK Gallery in Venice, California, had its grand opening September 10 and is an examination of how art and science interact and influence each other

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The Bruin Experiment: Mentors, Middle Schoolers, and Mad Science

The Bruin Experiment: Mentors, Middle Schoolers, and Mad Science

Science fair projects have come a long way since the days of the baking soda volcano.The Bruin Experiment (TBE), founded by two UCLA students, pairs underserved middle-schoolers with undergraduate mentors to work together to brainstorm and complete science projects. Mentors provide the support that kids need to come up with creative experiments, and a science fair is held to celebrate the students' hard work. 

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Across the Bench with Laura Haney

Across the Bench with Laura Haney

You may imagine the depths of space as a silent scene, filled with stars but mostly inert. But in fact, there's quite a bit of action: comets, asteroids, and baby planets smash into each other, shattering into pieces, and grinding into bits of space dust and debris. Within this mess lies the potential to discover whether planets exist near stars many light years away - and that's why Laura Haney is studying debris disks.

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