Edmonds Community College students Ben Nguyen and Rebekah Waligorski have been selected to travel to NASA’s Johnson Space Center Oct. 25-28 to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). Nguyen and Waligorski were selected as two of 160 community college students from across the U.S. to be part of NCAS. Nguyen is […]
Diversity at the top — Building spaces and programs
By Daria Kroupoderava Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Vikram Jandhyala had everything fall into place at the right time. He is Vice Provost of
UW professor gets promotion
Dr. Vikram Jandhyala was promoted to Vice Provost for Innovation at University of Washington (UW). Jandhyala is the first
Top Contributor: Dr. Jae H. Kim
A mentor to young engineers By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Educational pursuits run deep in Dr. Jae Hoon Kim’s blood.
Japan’s humanoid robot takes off to space station
By Staff The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — The first talking humanoid robot “astronaut” has taken off in a rocket. Kirobo — derived from the Japanese words for “hope” and “robot” — was among five tons of supplies and machinery on a rocket launched August 4 for the International Space Station from Tanegashima, southwestern Japan, […]
Cards from China offer thanks to WWII veterans
By Lindsay Wise THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE PEARLAND, Texas (AP) — The postcard arrived in Ed Denzler’s mailbox in Pearland last month, a mystery from his past nestled among the routine bills and coupons. Addressed in neat block letters to Denzler, the handwritten note reads, in English, “It takes a strong man to save himself, a […]
September: Seattle artists featured on ‘Ragas Across Space’
Stardust Records released the music album “Ragas Across Space — A space physicist’s musical journey through our solar system” this month. ‘Ragas Across Space’ is a unique album in which sounds from the Earth, Jupiter, and Saturn, gathered by NASA’s Polar, Voyager, and Cassini spacecrafts, are harmonized with Indian classical music. The project was spearheaded […]
Global warming pause linked to sulfur in China
By Randolph E. Schmid The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have come up with a possible explanation for why the rise in Earth’s temperature paused for a bit during the 2000s, one of the hottest decades on record.
BLOG: United State’s new space policy
Xin Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Geneva, July 13th 2010 The United State’s new national space policy, released just two weeks ago, is a statement that shows President Obama’s highest priorities for space, while reflecting on the principles and goals in shaping the U United State’s space programs and activities. Frank A. Rose, the Deputy Assistant […]
Astronauts return from space to sushi overload
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven astronauts returned to Earth last Friday, completing a long but successful construction job that boosted the size and power of the international space station.