Astronomer is recognized for his leadership and vision in the development of the Large Millimeter Telescope which was instrumental in capturing the first image of a black hole and confirmed Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity.
LaGrange, GA. February 9, 2021 – At the January National Board Meeting. ARCS® Foundation... Read more
San Diego State University (SDSU) postgraduate Dr. Joi Weeks dreamed of becoming a professor at her alma mater and mentoring young scientists to their fullest potential. But those dreams were cut short three months after she successfully defended her PhD in molecular biology. Joi passed away in September 2020... Read more
“I’ve wanted to be an astronaut since I was five years old,” recalls ARCS Scholar Alumna Jessica Meir. “In first grade, my teacher asked us to draw a picture of what we wanted to be when we grew up. I drew an astronaut wearing a spacesuit, standing on the Moon... Read more
According to family lore, two-year-old Emily Levesque insisted on tagging along when her older brother went outside for a school assignment to watch Halley’s Comet pass near Earth. She grew fussy, as toddlers do, until her parents pointed her toward the night sky. She was mesmerized—and still is.
For the third year, 3M has shared unique insights from its original research project, the State of Science Index, an independent survey that tracks and explores global attitudes toward science, taking the pulse of how people think and feel about the field and its impact on the world around... Read more