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December 4, 2013

Astronaut, U.S. Rep. Esty Visit Farmington High School to Encourage STEM Education

by Emily Boushee | December 4, 2013 3:34pm

wikipedia Being in space is like swimming in a pool, Astronaut Randolph Bresnik told a group of Farmington High School students Monday, drawing some laughter.

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April 17, 2013

Grid New Haven Launches Apprenticeship Program for Student Programmers and Engineers

by Lon Seidman | April 17, 2013 12:16pm

A new apprenticeship program for computer science and engineering student developers is springing up in the hopes of retaining more high-quality programming talent in Connecticut.

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April 23, 2012

UConn Granted Drone Aircraft Authorization For Potential Research Project

by Lon Seidman | April 23, 2012 3:27pm

The University of Connecticut received a drone aircraft certificate of authorization by the Federal Aviation Administration, but school officials say they will be flying the aircraft for research purposes rather than surveillance. In fact, they want to build a helicopter that will fly itself.

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August 12, 2011

Moon Probe to Give Connecticut Middle Schoolers a Lunar Digital Camera

by Lon Seidman | August 12, 2011 10:52am

Schools in Connecticut and throughout the United States will have an unprecedented opportunity to explore the moon utilizing cameras on NASA’s new GRAIL lunar spacecraft system.

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