Alexa in the Classroom

Teacher’s Aide or Surveillance Nightmare? Alexa Hits the Classroom By Benjamin Herold on June 26, 2018 4:10 PM For better or worse, a new technology is making its way from consumers’ homes into America’s classrooms: voice-controlled “smart speaker” systems from companies such as Amazon and Google. The internet-enabled devices listen to what users say, send […]

Sir William Rowan Hamilton

    Sir William Rowan Hamilton, (born August 3/4, 1805, Dublin, Ireland—died September 2, 1865, Dublin), Irish mathematician who contributed to the development of optics, dynamics, and algebra—in particular, discovering the algebra of quaternions. His work proved significant for the development of quantum mechanics. Hamilton was the son of a solicitor. He was educated by […]

Russian Math Helps Satellites Function Better

Soyuz 2-1B launches new GLONASS spacecraft written by William Graham June 16, 2018 Russia has launched a replenishment satellite for its GLONASS navigation system Sunday, with a Soyuz-2-1b rocket and its Fregat-M upper stage carrying the Uragan-M No.756 spacecraft into orbit. Soyuz lifted off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome at 00:30 Moscow Time (21:30 UTC). Following […]

The Occupy Mars: International Chess Competion

The Barboza Space Center is training Jr. astronauts, scientists and engineering in the Occupy Mars Learning Adventures Program to play chess.  This will help to keep our minds sharp on the long eight month journey to Mars.    www.BarbozaSpaceCemter.Com How to Play Chess Five Parts:Understanding the Board and PiecesKnowing How to WinPlaying the GameUtilizing StrategyKnowing […]