The dwarf planet will get a historic flyby from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft on Tuesday, and Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration is celebrating with a free Pluto Palooza party.
Science diplomacy is about a lot more than science – scientists must learn how to make personal connections with policy makers. To that end, a new summer program has brought together 14 students from around the world to learn about this complex topic.
This summer, ASU Art Museum is presenting a new commissioned work by Mexico City-based artist Yoshua Okón, in an exhibition titled "Oracle." In a recent conversation with Artforum, Okón describes his time in the desert.
Rick Gerkin, an assistant research professor with ASU's School of Life Sciences, said the data used in a study made public last year does not support the claim the human nose is capable of distinguishing at least 1 trillion odors.
Driven by her love for hiking and yoga, ASU student Courtney Van Bussum has created FitStart Kids, a unique tool for children struggling with obesity that incorporates built-in gamification to help children adopt a healthy mindset.
An ASU team examined databases on past high-profile mass killings and school shootings in the U.S. and fit a contagion model to the data to determine if these tragedies inspired similar events in the near future.
ASU is sending some of its "best risk-takers" – 11 student entrepreneurs – to France to join nearly 600 students at the European Innovation Academy. There they will refine their business skills, build contacts and pitch their start-up ideas to investors.
The old topographical map just isn't cutting it anymore. The United States Geological Survey seeks to develop richer data sources and to that end has tapped the skills of an ASU professor who hopes to apply cutting-edge computer science to geography.