Rocket scientist encourages young women to shoot for the stars

The death of her childhood dream to be an astronaut left Natalie Panek feeling adrift very much like the space walks she once dreamed of taking. For the first time since was 10 years old, Panek was left without the goal that had defined her life.

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Rocket scientist encourages young women to shoot for the stars

The death of her childhood dream to be an astronaut left Natalie Panek feeling adrift very much like the space walks she once dreamed of taking. For the first time since was 10 years old, Panek was left without the goal that had defined her life.

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Fortney: ‘Bio-inspired’ U of C students take their big ideas to NASA

When Anthony Demong was just six years old, his uncle gifted him what he calls “a little electrical kit.” The precocious, science-minded child used it to create a doorbell for his bedroom. “I made a little circuit into my room with a flashlight,” the now-19-year-old says with a laugh. “My parents saw what I did […]

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Fortney: ‘Bio-inspired’ U of C students take their big ideas to NASA

When Anthony Demong was just six years old, his uncle gifted him what he calls “a little electrical kit.” The precocious, science-minded child used it to create a doorbell for his bedroom. “I made a little circuit into my room with a flashlight,” the now-19-year-old says with a laugh. “My parents saw what I did […]

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