Microsoft has announced the three finalists for the Hacking Mars Design Challenge, a unique online science and technology competition developed exclusively around the new Fox film The Martian. Teams consisting of students, academics, and professionals designed projects to aid the film's lead character Mark Watney (Matt Damon) while he is stranded alone on Mars.
On Sunday, November 1, 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel launched the first episode of Breakthrough, a new documentary series produced by Ron Howard and Brian Gazer in which six Hollywood visionaries bring to life the stories, people, and technology behind the world's most cutting-edge scienti
Following a successful first season and an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Informational Series, Neil deGrasse Tyson's science-focused talk show StarTalk returned for its second season on 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel on Sunday, October 25.
FOX and the National Geographic Channel will celebrate the work of today's leading scientists and mathematicians by broadcasting this year's Breakthrough Prize Ceremony, an awards show honoring the world's most prominent scientific researchers. Seth MacFarlane, executive producer of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey and creator of Family Guy, will host the ceremony, which will air live on Nat Geo on Sunday, Nov. 8, with a one-hour version scheduled for FOX on Sunday, Nov.
On Tuesday, September 15, 20th Century Fox and Microsoft announced the Hacking Mars Design Challenge, a unique online science and technology competition developed exclusively around the upcoming Fox film The Martian to drive interest in STEM subjects. The winning team will collect a $25,000 grand prize and travel to Microsoft to experience the company's HoloLens technology.
Time Warner Cable is committed to getting young people engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). In order for young people to get excited about their future in STEM fields, it is crucial that they have the tools to form a strong academic foundation. For thousands of kids living in homeless shelters across New York City, this can seem like an impossible task.
USTA Foundation Partners with TWC on Connect a Million Minds® STEM in Tennis Campaign
NEW YORK, September 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Just in time for the most highly-anticipated tennis event of the season – the 2015 US OPEN – Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) today announced professional tennis player Sloane Stephens will star in the company’s new STEM in Tennis campaign. STEM in Tennis, created as an extension of TWC’s STEM in Sports program, is part of the company’s signature Connect a Million Minds® (CAMM) initiative. CAMM was designed to inspire the next generation of problem solvers by connecting young people to the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Recently, Time Warner Cable hosted two troops from the Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) day at the Regional Training Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The girls are members of the Girls Go Beyond outreach group. This program focuses on increasing participation in Girl Scouts among girls in at-risk environments, rural communities or underserved or emerging populations.