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Why Women in Tech and Science Know Well About Pulling off the Impossible!

Dr. Marc Rayman, Chief Engineer and Mission Director of NASA’s Dawn Mission told an audience at JPL last Thursday night: “NASA’s motto is  ‘If it isn’t impossible, it isn’t worth doing.’ ” I think this…

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“Do You Fold?” – Episode One of My Afternoon at The Institute for Figuring in L.A. with Physicist Margaret Wertheim and Other New Acquaintances

And I was suddenly imagining all the deeply intricate origami folding I had once heard some scientist talk about – who remembers when – but he was referring to the fact that they had discovered if you wanted to make something so small that you could pack it up to fly into deep space in a very small spaceship, and then unfold itself when its time came, like when it landed on Mars or an asteroid or something.

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