science and technology

Trump Leaves Science Jobs Vacant, Troubling Critics

Trump Leaves Science Jobs Vacant, Troubling Critics

Michael Kratsios, center, the White House’s deputy chief technology officer, with Jay Carney, left, a former press secretary for President Obama, and Reed Cordish, an adviser to President Trump, at a
Trump Leaves Science Jobs Vacant, Troubling Critics

Trump Leaves Science Jobs Vacant, Troubling Critics

Michael Kratsios, center, the White House’s deputy chief technology officer, with Jay Carney, left, a former press secretary for President Obama, and Reed Cordish, an adviser to President Trump, at a
Trump Leaves Science Jobs Vacant, Troubling Critics

Trump Leaves Science Jobs Vacant, Troubling Critics

Michael Kratsios, center, the White House’s deputy chief technology officer, with Jay Carney, left, a former press secretary for President Obama, and Reed Cordish, an adviser to President Trump, at a
Trump Leaves Science Jobs Vacant, Troubling Critics

Trump Leaves Science Jobs Vacant, Troubling Critics

Michael Kratsios, center, the White House’s deputy chief technology officer, with Jay Carney, left, a former press secretary for President Obama, and Reed Cordish, an adviser to President Trump, at a
Square Feet: A Millyard Transitions From Textiles to Tech

Square Feet: A Millyard Transitions From Textiles to Tech

Mill buildings, center, and old factory worker housing, left, in Manchester, N.H.
Activists Rush to Save Government Science Data — If They Can Find It

Activists Rush to Save Government Science Data — If They Can Find It

“Data rescuers” at New York University last month.
Activists Rush to Save Government Science Data — If They Can Find It

Activists Rush to Save Government Science Data — If They Can Find It

“Data rescuers” at New York University last month.

Shooting Percentages? Device Tracks Players’ Heart Rates

By showing energy levels, biometric data can help coaches decide who needs a rest or more work.
Edward E. David Jr., Who Elevated Science Under Nixon, Dies at 92

Edward E. David Jr., Who Elevated Science Under Nixon, Dies at 92

Edward E. David Jr. in 1983, when he was president of the Exxon Research and Engineering Company.
Edward E. David Jr., Who Elevated Science Under Nixon, Dies at 92

Edward E. David Jr., Who Elevated Science Under Nixon, Dies at 92

Edward E. David Jr. in 1983, when he was president of the Exxon Research and Engineering Company.
Preoccupations: Her Scientific Discovery: Support

Preoccupations: Her Scientific Discovery: Support

A shot from “Hidden Figures,” a movie about three unsung women and their contribution to science.
Andy Weir’s Best Seller ‘The Martian’ Gets a Classroom-Friendly Makeover

Andy Weir’s Best Seller ‘The Martian’ Gets a Classroom-Friendly Makeover

David Beck, a science teacher at Oak Middle School in Los Alamitos, Calif., checking students’ assignments. After reading “The Martian” two years ago, “I thought, I could teach all of my eighth-grade
Mildred Dresselhaus, the Queen of Carbon, Dies at 86

Mildred Dresselhaus, the Queen of Carbon, Dies at 86

Mildred Dresselhaus in 2012 with a bottle of vapor-grown carbon fiber.
Mildred Dresselhaus, the Queen of Carbon, Dies at 86

Mildred Dresselhaus, the Queen of Carbon, Dies at 86

Mildred Dresselhaus in 2012 with a bottle of vapor-grown carbon fiber.
Ren Xinmin, Pioneering Chinese Satellite Designer, Dies at 101

Ren Xinmin, Pioneering Chinese Satellite Designer, Dies at 101

Ren Xinmin in an undated photo. He worked on several variations of the rocket that sent China’s first satellite into space.
Intel Drops Its Sponsorship of Science Fairs, Prompting an Identity Crisis

Intel Drops Its Sponsorship of Science Fairs, Prompting an Identity Crisis

Karan Jerath, winner of the 2015 Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award at the International Science and Engineering Fair, on campus at the University of Texas at Austin on Monday.