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@Artechouse/X | Artechouse DCs Beyond The Light exhibit effectively leverages both technological advancements and accessible designs, allowing visitors to view images of the cosmos billions of light years away.

SPOTLIGHT: Artechouse Collaboration With NASA Showcases James Webb Telescope Images

By Allie Stevens, Deputy Science Editor February 21, 2024

“Beyond the Light,” an exhibit at Artechouse, an innovative art museum located close to L’Enfant Plaza, immerses visitors in projections of images from billions of light years away.  The exhibit...

Mars Perseverance

Mars Perseverance

By Cece Ochoa and Cece Ochoa March 6, 2021

As some of you may have heard: Perseverance landed on Mars! Okay, okay, but what exactly is Perseverance? Doesn't NASA already have a glorified toaster on Mars? Well, it’s not just “a glorified...

USA SCIENCE ENGINEERING FESTIVAL | The implementation of Title IX regulations opened careers in STEM fields for women, according to NASA astronaut Mary Cleave.

Title IX Allowed Women to Pursue Careers in STEM, NASA Astronaut Says

By Sana Rahman January 22, 2019

Title IX regulations enabled women to successfully pursue careers traditionally reserved for men at institutions like NASA, astronaut Mary Cleave said at an event Friday. The Georgetown University...

The Laboratory for Agnostic Biosignatures led by Sarah Johnson and her team were awarded a $7 million grant from NASA to search for extraterrestrial life.

NASA Awards $7 Million to Search for Extraterrestrial Life

By Jack Horrigan November 9, 2018

NASA awarded a $7 million grant to Georgetown University biology professor Sarah Johnson and a team of researchers to work on a project in search of extraterrestrial life. The Laboratory for Agnostic...

MOINUDDIN: In Space, Partnerships Enable Success

MOINUDDIN: In Space, Partnerships Enable Success

By Humza Moinuddin February 21, 2018

On Feb. 6, SpaceX, an aerospace manufacturer founded and run by Elon Musk, made history by launching its Falcon Heavy rocket. The moment’s importance should not be understated: The propulsion vehicle...

Free Markets Are Needed in Space

Free Markets Are Needed in Space

By Bianca DiSanto December 2, 2016

Anyone who enjoys science fiction novels and movies has most likely fantasized about the possibility of space travel. While most people’s images of space travel have largely been inspired by franchises...

VIEWPOINT: Sparking Innovation with NASA Funding

By Grace Maglieri October 18, 2016

President Barack Obama recently unveiled his vision for the future of spaceflight missions, setting the standard for decades of research and establishing a goal of putting humans on Mars by 2030. Yet many...


OWN IT Summit Looks to Empower

By Tara Subramaniam April 12, 2016

With over 100 speakers and 800 attendees, the third annual OWN IT Summit hailed women’s leadership through a day of lectures, interviews and breakout sessions in Gaston Hall on Saturday. OWN IT was...

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OWN IT 2016: Future of Science & Technology

By Léa Nicolas April 12, 2016

United States Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith and Deputy Administrator of NASA Dava Newman pushed for a greater appreciation of women in science, technology, engineering and math fields during...

Former Director of NASA’s Mars Exploration Program Doug McCuistion discussed the future of Mars exploration Wednesday.

NASA Director Talks Mars Exploration

By Jack Segelstein April 8, 2016

Former Director of NASA’s Mars Exploration Program Doug McCuistion outlined the historical evolution of Mars exploration and discussed its future challenges in Reiss Science Building on Wednesday....

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Students in NASA’s Student Launch Rocketry Competition watch a rocket take off in Tooele County, Utah during the 2013-2014 contest. Georgetown’s new rocketry team hopes to compete in this year’s competition.

Students Launch Rocketry Team

By Lucy Prout September 18, 2015

When Eric DeShields’ (MSB ’18) plans for a Georgetown solar go-kart racing club did not quite pan out, he decided to settle for the next best thing: a rocketry club. The Georgetown Rocketry Team...

The Napping Guide

The Napping Guide

By Marnie Wallach and Marnie Wallach November 19, 2013

You were in Lau until 4 a.m. trying to stay awake, cramming for your 8 a.m. midterm. You totally killed that test (you hope), but now you have to run to your T.A.'s office hours, grab lunch with your peer...

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