Monthly Archives: October 2015


Do Plumbers STEM?

An answer to a question posed by a STEM colleague a few months ago on whether plumbers should be included in the STEM circle sprang alive this morning, when being schooled on the finer workings of a zoned hydronic heating system at home during a repair. Spoiler alert – this story is coming to you…


Physics Nobel Awarded For Work On Neutrinos’ Metamorphosis

Two scientists from Canada and Japan have won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 for opening “a new realm in particle physics,” the Nobel Prize committee says. Working far apart, both Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald showed how neutrinos shift identities like chameleons in space. The revelation that neutrinos — the subatomic particles that are…