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Students experiment with virtual reality

November 10, 2016

Experiences offered to students included Google Tilt Brush, a 3-D drawing space similar to Photoshop where students could print out their creations as souvenirs, Ocean Rift, a smartphone-based VR program created to give users an under-the-sea experience with animals of their choosing (e.g. sea turtles, dolphins, sharks etc.) and Lucky’s Tale, a Mario-like VR gaming experience.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to visit NSF Antarctic research stations

November 09, 2016

Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled later this week to visit McMurdo and Amundsen-Scott South Pole stations in Antarctica, where he'll meet with researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Kerry is set to become the first secretary of state, and the most senior U.S. government official, to travel to Antarctica, where the U.S.