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5:22 am on Thursday June 12, 2014

S.C. Board of Education says no to 'controversy' over natural selection

The board rejected the Education Oversight Committee's stance that natural selection had to be taught as a debate and not fact.
8:05 am on Monday March 31, 2014

Academy for the Arts, Science and Technology’s fundraiser for National Championship

via Earlier this month, The Academy for the Arts, Science, and Technology's Aluminum Assault robotics team won the North Carolina Regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition. Now they're...
8:29 pm on Wednesday February 12, 2014

Evolution blocked from South Carolina education standards

Senator Mike Fair (Greenville) has blocked a clause of the new SC education standards for science that features the phrase "natural selection.”  via Huffington Post "According to Republican state Sen. Mike Fair, "To teach that natural selection is...
6:47 am on Sunday October 13, 2013

ATOMACON: Charleston's First 3 day Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Science and Tech Convention

This November 8 to 10, ATOMACON will be the Charleston Area’s first 3 day, multi-genre sci-fi, fantasy, and science and technology convention. The event will be held at the InnPlace Hotel (formally Sheraton Airport Hotel). This year’s convention...
7:17 am on Saturday November 24, 2012

College of Charleston professor, students get direct observation of extrasolar planet

Image by College of CharlestonDetecting a planet orbiting a sun trillions upon trillions of miles from earth is hardly average, but a College of Charleston professor and group of undergraduate research students have done something even less common...
12:42 am on Wednesday November 14, 2012

Come check out the stars at CofC's observatory

Image by College of CharlestonThe College of Charleston's Department of Physics and Astronomy is resuming their star-gazing open houses at the observatory again, which means you, dear public, have a great chance to go check out the stars. And it's...
8:09 am on Saturday August 11, 2012

'Best meteor shower of the year' happening this weekend

Flickr user ashley.adcox On the nights of August 11 through 13, 2012, the heavenly display will be best viewed after 10 p.m. and won't really kick into high gear until the pre-dawn hours.  The Perseids meteor shower is thanks to the 130-year orbit...
12:00 pm on Thursday May 24, 2012

Wonderfest Free Family Event June 2

Come ut to the 2nd annual Wonderfest, sponsored by Harris Teeter, WCBD News Channel 2 and The Post and Courier this Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its West Ashley store in the St. Andrews Shopping Center located at 975 Savannah...
6:36 am on Tuesday May 15, 2012

Free Family Summer Festival WONDERFEST June 2

Come out to the 2nd annual Wonderfest, sponsored by Harris Teeter, WCBD News Channel 2 and The Post and Courier, Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wonder Works in West Ashley located in the in the St. Andrews Shopping Center at 975...
5:01 am on Thursday March 29, 2012

Skywatcher alert: NASA rocket 'cloud tracers' may be visible in Grand Strand (Update: pics)

NASA/Wallops a Flickr slideshow of the NASA's Anomalous Transport Rocket Experiment (ATREX) Update March 29, 2012: NASA successfully launched five suborbital sounding rockets early Tuesday, March 27th from its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia as...