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STEM Panel & Guide

STEM Panel & Guide

DUJS STEM Guide 2014 (PDF)   Just three years ago, we found it difficult to traverse the maze of science, technology, engineering, and math — or STEM — courses here at Dartmouth. Because we realized the utility of a centralized resource for academic inquiries, this publication serves as the inaugural...

 
 

Electronic Skin: Saving Space, Saving Lives

An example of the type of electrical interface that could be applied to human skin. Photo Credit: Scientific American

It is a small patch placed on the skin, about as thick as a temporary tattoo, but with the ability to record heartbeat, muscle contractions, and brain activity in addition to tracking body movements and delivering drugs (1). The creation of “electronic skin” has been an area of immense interest...

 
 

India 1-0 in Mars missions

The launch vehicle for the Indian Space Research Organization that is to carry to the Mangalyaan is housed within a protective scaffolding facility to ease preparations. Source: AFP/Getty Images

On September 24 India’s Mangalyaan probe successfully fell into Mars’ orbit. Only the United States, the former USSR, and The European Space Agency have been able to reach Mars, making India the second current country to have done so. In addition, India has become the only country to reach Mars...

 
 

Half of Earth’s Water Formed Before Sun’s Creation

An image of a region of interstellar dust in the Orion system.

A team of researchers led by astronomer L. Ilsedore Cleeves of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor studying the origin of water in the solar system concluded that up to half of it formed before the sun was created(1). This result may suggest that water is more widespread in planetary...

 
 

Big Plans, Small Satellites: CubeSats

A rendering of what the Cubesat might look like.

“A sparrow has the same number of internal organs as an ostrich,” joked Xinlin Li, professor at University of Colorado, Boulder’s department of aerospace engineering sciences, comparing the satellite of the $686,000,000 NASA project, the Radiation Belt Storm Probes, to his own team’s low-cost, compact satellite, part of the Colorado...

 
 
 
 
 

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