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Local Non-Profits & Companies Bridge the Gender Gap in Technology

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Local Non-Profits & Companies Bridge the Gender Gap in Technology

It’s no mystery that women are underrepresented in the fields of technology. Columbus Underground has reported on just that. But, companies are waking up to the issue of diversity, realizing that women and other minority groups offer perspectives that, until recently, have been largely missing from the corporate world. Some are involved locally in initiatives on […]

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Scientists, Their Allies and Families March Through Columbus

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Scientists, Their Allies and Families March Through Columbus

Millions across the world marked Earth Day by marching in the streets to support scientists and the scientific process in the face of what many perceive as growing opposition from the US federal government as well as governments and powerful institutions around the globe. In a cloud-covered Columbus, thousands of scientists and science allies arrived […]

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The March for Science to Take to the Streets of Columbus April 22

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea The March for Science to Take to the Streets of Columbus April 22

Scientists know what you think of them. They know about their reputation; laboratory dwellers or ivory tower occupiers, removed from the problems of the real world, issuing vague but iron-fisted pronouncements that change our understanding of the world. They know about these stereotypes and they know that they are false. So on April 22 – […]

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Could Pluto Become a Planet Once Again?

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Could Pluto Become a Planet Once Again?

Not Yet Explored Last Wednesday, Dr. Alan Stern told a sold-out audience at at COSI’s National Geographic Giant Screen Theater how lucky they are. “You live in a very special time in which we are opening up the Solar System,” said Stern. Almost two years ago, Stern, the principal investigator for NASA’s New Horizon mission, […]

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COSI Announces New President & CEO

Walker Evans Walker Evans COSI Announces New President & CEO

After an extensive search process, the Board of Trustees at the Center of Science and Industry (COSI) have found a new President and CEO to replace outgoing leader Dr. David Chesebrough. The Board officially announced this morning that Dr. Frederic Bertley will become the fifth and newest leader at COSI upon his start date of January 1st. […]

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COSI and AMNH Team Up To Bring Dinosaurs to Columbus

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea COSI and AMNH Team Up To Bring Dinosaurs to Columbus

On Friday morning, dinosaurs were loosed upon the city of Columbus. City, state and local business leaders helped the staff of the Center of Science and Industry and the American Museum of Natural History reveal two massive skeletons; one Stegosaurus and one Tyrannosaurus rex. Both skeletons are on loan from AMNH, and in a little […]

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Battelle’s Anti-Drone Gun Appears to be in use Against ISIS

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Battelle’s Anti-Drone Gun Appears to be in use Against ISIS

Less than a year ago, Battelle revealed the DroneDefender, a device designed to counter the growing number of small drones available for personal, and perhaps criminal, uses. The DroneDefender looks like a cross between an assault rifle and a radio antenna, and it should, because that’s more or less what it is. The “weapon,” which […]

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