Makers Making Change
Makers Making Change

Makers Making Change connects people with disabilities to volunteer makers to build assistive technologies.

Science News for Students: Disabilities Don’t Stop Top Tech and Science Experts
Science News for Students

Meet some of the many other scientists and engineers who have hurdled physical or medical barriers to find rewarding careers in research.

StarTalk: NASA and Nichelle Nichols
StarTalk

Through her ground-breaking role as Star Trek’s Chief Communications Officer Lt. Uhura, Nichelle Nichols became a passionate advocate to get women and minorities involved in real-world space exploration.

Instructables: ScanUp NFC Reader/Writer and Audio Recorder for Blind, Visually Impaired and Every...
Instructables

The aim is to support visually impaired and blind people with a device, that allows to record audio in the .WAV format on a SD card and call that information by an NFC tag.

Lowell Observatory: Elizabeth Roemer
Lowell Observatory

Over her career, Dr. Roemer is credited with the recovery of 79 comets, the discovery of two asteroids, and the co-discovery of Jupiter’s moon, Themisto.

Lowell Observatory: Women in Astronomy
Lowell Observatory

For Women’s History Month, we are focusing on three women who are represented in our collections: Dr. Elizabeth Roemer, Wrexie Louise Leonard, and Elizabeth Langdon Williams.

AirSpace: Fly Girl (Season 3|Ep.9)
AirSpace

On this episode of AirSpace we’re spotlighting the heroic service and enduring legacy of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASP.

Science Rules! The Story of Skin Color
Science Rules!

Dr. Nina Jablonski is here to tell us the science behind the story of our skin and to break down some of the deeply entrenched myths about race and color.

Ologies: Scorpiology (SCORPIONS) with Lauren Esposito: Encore Presentation
Ologies

Dr. Lauren Esposito spills the beans on how venom works, what’s up with the blacklight glow effect, how dangerous they *really* are, what all the movies get wrong, the best names for scorpions, where she’s traveled to look under rocks, where a scorpion’s butt is, if scorpions dance or make out (SPOILER: YES), what good mothers they are, how big they used to be millions of years ago and how — technically speaking — they are not poisonous.

Ologies: Scorpiology (SCORPIONS) with Dr. Lauren Esposito
Ologies

Dr. Lauren Esposito spills the beans on how venom works, what’s up with the blacklight glow effect, how dangerous they *really* are, what all the movies get wrong, the best names for scorpions, where she’s traveled to look under rocks, where a scorpion’s butt is, if scorpions dance or make out (SPOILER: YES), what good mothers they are, how big they used to be millions of years ago and how — technically speaking — they are not poisonous.