Science and Technology Innovation Program

The Latest from the Science and Technology Innovation Program

NASA’s New Horizons: Innovation, Collaboration and Accomplishment in Science and Technology

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July 15, 2015 // 4:00pm6:00pm
With the NASA New Horizons spacecraft on its final approach to its primary target - the icy dwarf planet Pluto - now is the perfect time to reflect on some of the knowledge we've already gained from the mission, and to anticipate the new discoveries that are waiting to be made. more
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Beyond Google: The Dark Side of the Internet

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May 12, 2015
The number of non-indexed internet sites is estimated to be 500 times larger than what a search engine can reveal. Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow Daniel Sui is attempting to uncover the dark side of the Internet that is a conduit for all types of illegal and often dangerous activity. more

Crowdsourcing, Citizen Science, and the Law: Legal Issues Affecting Federal Agencies

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Apr 20, 2015
This report reviews legal and regulatory issues that federal agencies face when they engage in citizen science and crowdsourcing activities. more
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Science Hack Day: Coming Soon to DC

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Apr 13, 2015
What is “Science Hack Day” and why is it coming to Washington, DC? Elizabeth Tyson joins us to discuss a global movement that is intended to encourage collaboration and unleash creativity. And for those interested, you may even choose to participate. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW. more

DC Science Hack Day 2015

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May 16, 2015 // 9:00amMay 17, 2015 // 5:00pm
Science Hack Day is a 48-hour-all-night event where anyone excited about making weird, silly or serious things with science comes together in the same physical space to see what they can prototype within 24 consecutive hours. Designers, developers, scientists and anyone who is excited about making things with science are welcome to attend – no experience in science or hacking is necessary, just an insatiable curiosity. more

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