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Tag Archives: NASA

Space Math [try it]

I came across this brilliant collection of math problems in a variety of practical settings in the context of space exploration and astronomy. It is a fantastic resource for teachers setting up realistic math problems. The site is called Space Math @ NASA. There is even a page with the problems sorted by NASA missions […]

Rocketship [space]

Jonathan McDowell is an enthusiastic speaker and highly knowledgeable about the worldwide history of space programs. Here he gives an excellent summation of the impact of the Shuttle program and what the future holds in this talk at the Boston Skeptics in the Pub. BSitP – Jonathan McDowell – Elegy for a Spaceplane from Maggie […]