The big ideas about the tiniest science

In the almost windowless fabrication laboratory on the University of Washington campus, research engineer Richard Bojko is building structures on the molecular scale that may help revolutionize the gadgets we use in our everyday lives. Wearing a white protective suit, green gloves and a face mask, he operates a large machine that uses a process … Continue reading The big ideas about the tiniest science

Digging – the best way to learn science

I remember meeting Maureen Munn, PhD, for the first time, almost 20 years ago. As neighbors and mothers, we often took our six children to the beach together. Her passionate belief in letting children dig and experiment to find out about the world was obvious. Let’s just say – they got dirty. Really dirty. Now … Continue reading Digging – the best way to learn science