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Posted byon March 25, 2015 at 12:04 PM EDT
At the 2015 White House Science Fair yesterday, President Obama hosted outstanding young scholars from across the country to celebrate their achievements in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), including scholars participating in citizen science projects. This week, the White House made its first foray into citizen scientist by establishing a rain gauge in the First Lady's Kitchen Garden that will share information with a national network for precipitation data.
Posted byon March 24, 2015 at 9:29 AM EDT
At the 2015 White House Science Fair yesterday, President Obama hosted outstanding young scholars from across the country to celebrate their achievements in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), including scholars participating in Grand Challenge Scholars Programs at colleges and universities. A new initiative to substantially expand Grand Challenge Scholars Programs nationwide was announced at the Fair.
Posted byon March 23, 2015 at 5:51 PM EDT
For the fifth-annual White House Science Fair, the halls of the White House were packed with science projects as over 100 students from more than 30 states showcased their remarkable achievements in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Posted byon March 20, 2015 at 6:11 PM EDT
The White House Science Fair features extraordinary science projects and experiments from some of America’s most innovative students. Find out more about the students participating in this year’s Science Fair.
Posted byon March 17, 2015 at 1:53 PM EDT
On March 17th 2015, President Obama celebrated St. Patrick's Day by meeting with Irish Prime Minister Kenny.
Posted byon March 17, 2015 at 10:30 AM EDT
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) gives America the greatest opportunity to level the playing field for American workers. That's why people from every region are backing the President's trade policy.
Posted byon February 20, 2015 at 12:58 PM EDT
Three Americans wrote the President on why we need to invest in -- not cut -- the schools that need funding and resources the most.
Posted byon February 3, 2015 at 4:08 PM EDT
A number of people benefiting from the Affordable Care Act have written the President just to say "thank you" -- and the President met with 10 of those letter-writers here at the White House. Here are their stories.
Posted byon January 14, 2015 at 2:46 PM EDT
Every day, citizen scientists help advance scientific discovery and understanding. Two recent success stories demonstrate the enormous value of citizen science contributions.
Posted byon January 13, 2015 at 10:43 AM EDT
On Saturday, NASA kicked off the New Year in a spectacular way with the launch of SpaceX's latest cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). On Monday, the Dragon capsule arrived at the orbiting laboratory with more than two tons of supplies and science investigations for the crew in orbit. The success of this misson highlights how our investment in commercial space is bringing tangible benefits to the American people and enabling NASA to focus on future missions to deep space – to asteroids and Mars.