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The Smithsonian has a collection of 75 research projects that are looking for help from people at home. Citizen scientists can help researchers by sifting through data, like photos and audio clips. Many of the tools are free and simple to use, making it easy for children to participate. The…
Kathryn Johnson was seven years old when she saw the original Star Wars movie. Today she’s a professor in the astronomy department at Columbia University in New York City. At first, she wanted to be an astronaut. Instead, she makes a living studying the universe. Johnson feels challenged by her…
A recent study found that most scientists today are older than 55. That means they are close to retirement and will soon need to be replaced in the workforce. However, thanks to new policies and awards that help younger scientists get funding, the number of young scientists may soon increase.…
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