Luis von Ahn helped develop the CAPTCHA test that tells whether humans or bots are entering information online. But his passion is education.
Every scientist builds on the work of great thinkers who came before, so we wanted to look at some important people and moments in science history.
Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks with Union College professor Chad Orzel about Americans’ basic science understanding, and how much it matters.
To Ellen Stofan, all of the space agency's various research initiatives are in pursuit of one basic question: Are we alone?
Lithium-ion batteries keep our mobile world running. But scientists and engineers are facing some limits with the technology.
The U.S. continues to lag other countries in STEM education, and new hires in science and tech overwhelmingly tend to be white and Asian men.
Gabriela Gonzalez was part of the team that in February discovered the first evidence of gravitational waves, first predicted by Albert Einstein in his Theory of General Relativity.
There have never been a lot of scientists in Congress, but currently there's just one: Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL).
One biologist is mapping the "microbiome" of microbes that live on and in the human body, starting with astronauts.
This week, Here & Now is speaking with scientists about their research and looking at issues such as science funding, education and innovation.