Dr. Melvin Lewis Prueitt did not only imagine great ideas, he strove to make them happen — from revolutionizing computer graphics to inventing ways to decrease air pollution or purify sea water. His ambition in life was to improve the world.
We live globally. We live digitally. Teens need opportunities to learn how to thrive using technology to communicate, research, connect, study and work effectively. Parenting is about giving your children the tools to survive in life.
Sara Jarman, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jul 21st - 11:46am
The moniker Silicon Slopes has become the catchphrase used to depict Utah’s booming tech scene. However, while Silicon Valley and Silicon Slopes have similarities, Utah’s “slopes” are still strikingly different from “the valley."
In neighborhoods across the country of Colombia, there's a great need to build more shelters and schools. In response, local startup Conceptos Plásticos developed a plan to build those structures cheaply and sustainably by turning recycled plastic and rubber waste into bricks.
Life could exist in isolated pockets beneath the surface of Mars, according to Alfred McEwen, principal investigator of NASA's HiRISE high-resolution camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. While they would most likely be primitive microorganisms such as bacteria, it would still be proof of life outside of our own planet.
Since its discovery in the 1960s, astronomers believed that in a relatively quiet suburb of our universe 250 million light-years away, there lived a boring little galaxy named UGC 1382 that was otherwise unremarkable -- apart from being a system of millions of stars, gas and dust being held together by gravity. It is one of 12,921 listed in the Uppsala General Catalogue of Galaxies, or UGC.