Technology and engineering

Arizona robotics competition unleashes young students' creative drive

Thursday, January 8, 2015
by Joe Kullman

Growing outreach program is helping to teach valuable skills to thousands. 

Science fiction: shaping the future

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Lorraine Longhi

Many of today's technologies were inspired by the work of science fiction writers and artists. ASU researchers harness these creative efforts to inspire real-life innovations.


How to catch a wave

Thursday, December 6, 2012
by Diane Boudreau

A plane flying over Phoenix uses invisible waves to find out what’s on the ground—and how hot it gets.

Arizona's next top model

Thursday, April 12, 2012
by Diane Boudreau

Computer models can do what the human brain can't--process huge amounts of information to help us understand complex processes like weather.

Putting stereotypes on the sidelines

Friday, February 3, 2012
by Peggy Coulombe

Sun Devil Spirit SquadDo you think cheerleaders are airheads? Think again. Many of the women you see dancing on the sidelines during games also have degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Paving the way to a cooler future

Monday, August 8, 2011
by Pete Zrioka

You could fry an egg on the roads in Phoenix during the summer. Find out what makes pavement so hot.

Helping scientists "see"

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
by Matthew C. Button

When researchers need to take measurements under the ocean, on glaciers or even on other planets, they turn to Alberto Behar. He helps them overcome the challenges of using sensors in extreme conditions.

Young readers “game” for Sci-fi series

Wednesday, July 14, 2010
by Judith Smith

Softwire WikiKnud-niks, Neewalkers, O-dats, Keepers and holographic rooms. What do they all mean? A new Wiki created by high school students will explain it all.

Seeing Science: Confocal microscopy

Friday, March 12, 2010
by Richard Harth

Get up close and personal with brain tissue, kidney cells, cyanobacteria and more. This slideshow lets you glimpse the realm of the tiny through confocal microscope images.

What do engineers do?

Wednesday, February 24, 2010
computer science

Many of the technologies, materials and systems you use every day were designed by engineers. Read about what different types of engineers create.

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