engineering

The Programmers Of The Future

Students at Canyon High School in California, are introducing computer science and engineering to students at a younger age, giving them real world experience but also allowing their creativity to shine. This segment is part of American Graduate: Getting to work, a public media initiative made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting.

SciTech Now Episode 522

In this episode of SciTech Now, Unlocking the secrets of our Universe; holographic principles; introducing computer science and engineering at a young age; and reacting to health emergencies with virtual reality.

Universality

Scientists have discovered a mysterious pattern that somehow connects a bus system in Mexico and chicken eyes to quantum physics and number theory. It’s known as Universality.  

SciTech Now Episode 518

In this episode of SciTech Now, a mysterious pattern called Universality; a high tech treatment treating movement disorders; and up close and personal with wildlife.  

SciTech Now Episode 515

In this episode of SciTech Now, finding true darkness; securing 3D printed products; the reclassification of Planets; and restoring the Forest’s ecosystem.

Building More Human-Like Robots

Silicone Gels are being developed to create skin and muscle for Robots, mimicking the function of Human Skin. Engineers are revolutionizing the appearance and function of Robots.

The Engineering behind the Ironing Board

Ainissa Ramirez is a scientist, author and a self-proclaimed “Science Evangelist.”  She is the creator of a podcast series called “Science Underground.” she joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss a Little Known African American Inventor, Sarah Boone.

SciTech Now Episode 438

In this episode of SciTech Now, we take a look at the study detecting fake ID’s; Ainissa Ramirez discusses the engineering behind the ironing board; the interplay between religious experiences and the brain; and 3D printing for space.

An Engine Fueled by Gravity

In Lenoir, North Carolina, young derby drivers are putting their petals to the metal in a series of races in which their only engine is gravity. The downhill run teaches physics, as well as engineering, to students in a fun and creative way.