Every few years news stories circulate about how advanced the Netherlands is at preventing devastating flooding.
Sometimes that’s because of current events like Katrina, or Sandy. Other times the tone of coverage is simple awe at stupendous...
May 06, 2002 — Clarkson University has announced the largest gift in its history -- $30-million dollars to support engineering and science programs at the Potsdam school. Martha Foley reports. Go to full article
Nov 16, 2001 — From designing a better can opener to building more fuel efficient cars, engineering takes the theories of science and applies them to real life. But teachers of engineering often struggle to bring real-life lessons to the classroom. A class at SUNY Canton gives high school students a chance to grapple with real engineering problems, but with a seasonal twist. Students have to design and build a catapult to launch rotten tomatoes the furthest. David Sommerstein went to see the homemade catapults in action. Go to full article