Crouch’s Dark Matter was the first science fiction thriller I’d ever read, and it blew me away. Life-changing science is being researched all the time, but rarely do I consider how it could affect my life. But Blake Crouch captivates and pulls readers into a world where obscure scientific advancement becomes reality. His newest release, Recursion, is just as fun and lasting as Dark Matter.
I tried to read Bill Bryson’s A Short History of Nearly Everything a few years ago, and I’m sorry to say I couldn’t get through it. The 500+-page tome offers information on an impressive range of topics, and while I found it interesting, I was overwhelmed by the sheer amount of knowledge therein. Tyson seems to have found a happy medium, and provides his own short-history-of-nearly-everything-to-do-with-astrophysics in the form of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.
With recent focus on developing opportunities for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, Northeastern University is slated to open a new space in Silicon Valley. The satellite campus, coined Northeastern University – Silicon Valley, will include an 8,000-square-foot space owned by Integrated Device Technology (IDT), set to open in the fall, as well as several smaller hubs in major companies around the city that will open at a later date.