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Knovel-Powered Engineering Students Take Home the Prize

Rebecca Green June 24, 2014

At the same time that the University of California, Berkeley was hosting its annual Engineering for Kids Day (E4K), Golden EnergTech, a team of four Berkeley engineering students, was competing at the US Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Case Competition in Washington DC.  The team, which was sponsored by Knovel, took home the award of “Most Innovative Proposal.” The… Continue Reading »

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STEM in Action at UC Berkeley

Amy Burnis May 6, 2014

Promoting STEM is a top priority for Knovel, and this is a great example of the many efforts being made around the country to bring engineering to kids: On Saturday, March 15th, hundreds of young students from Bay Area elementary and middle schools arrived at the University of California, Berkeley campus for the last event… Continue Reading »

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From Pythagoras to Processors: How Equations Have Shaped Engineering

Claudine Berti April 1, 2014

One must divide one’s time between politics and equations. But our equations are much more important to me, because politics is for the present, while our equations are for eternity. – Albert Einstein The development and use of equations by engineers and scientists has a rich history built on countless hours of research and experimentation…. Continue Reading »

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What’s in a Word: Should We Call it Basic Science?

Meagan Cooke February 11, 2014

The science research world has traditionally been broken down into two main branches: basic science and applied science. But these convenient labels might give people the wrong impression about the practicality and applicability of basic science. This is especially dangerous when science funding is at such high risk — it’s too easy to equate “basic”… Continue Reading »

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