Brian David Johnson

Inspiration for an ambitious project came to Brian David Johnson while riding in the back of his father’s Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham on their annual expedition to watch spring training in Phoenix. Cruising across the desert in the car his father had dreamed about as a teenager on the way to enjoy America’s favorite pastime, Johnson asked himself, “What could be more American than this?” It seemed that his father had achieved the American Dream. But what for most would be a passing observation became for Johnson a puzzle to solve.

Kelly Goodman

“Downtime” is a word that may not be in Kelly Goodman’s vocabulary. For many, graduate school, alone, requires the time and effort of a full time job — if not more. For Goodman, it would probably feel like a vacation.

It's (still) alive

Submitted by mkovvali on June 23, 2016 - 2:51pm

Arizona State University, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), Chabot Space and Science Center, and Creative Nonfiction magazine are daring amateur and professional writers to do the same. The Frankenstein Bicentennial Dare competition hopes to inspire new stories that reflect on questions of science, technology, ethics, creativity and responsibility.

Consent-based siting public meeting for nuclear waste

The Department of Energy will host a public meeting on consent-based siting on June 23rd in Tempe at the Marriott Phoenix Tempe at the Buttes. The purpose of the meeting is to hear from the public and interested stakeholders on what matters to you as the Department of Energy moves forward with developing a consent-based process for siting the facilities needed to manage spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. The agenda includes a presentation from the Department of Energy’s Acting Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, John Kotek. Mr.