science

Sea turtles hatch on Magnolia Beach, a first in modern times

About 45 Kemp's ridley eggs hatched on Monday morning

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas - On Monday morning, a conservation success hatched on the shores of the Magnolia Beach in Calhoun County. Observers discovered a sea turtle nest containing approximately 45 hatching Kemp's ridley eggs. The turtles successfully made their…

$20,000 is donated to Girlstart to support STEM camps for girls

HMS, a Gainwell Technologies Company, makes their second donation

IRVING, Texas - HMS, a Gainwell Technologies Company, announced it has donated $20,000 to Girlstart, an organization that designs and administers innovative, high-quality STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education programs for young girls nationwide. This is the second year…

Victoria East High School awarded T-STEM planning designation

T-STEM helps more Victoria East high school students attend college with exposure to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

VICTORIA, Texas -Victoria I.S.D. announced a local high school will receive a T-STEM planning designation award. The award will provide better opportunity for students interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in Texas schools. The district will now create a…

"Seussical"a Success at the Children's Discovery Museum

It was a morning of learning Dr. Seuss style.

The Children’s Discovery Museum presented the Seussical steam fest, which presented the wonders of science and technology to children in a fun hands-on way. Liz Tise, executive director of the museum, says…

VISD announces principal for new Smith Elementary School STEM Academy

New Academy slated to begin in fall 2021

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria Independent School District announced Wednesday that Tiffany Absher will be the Principal of the new Smith Elementary School STEM Academy. VISD was awarded a School Action Fund grant that will fund the development of a Science,…

Winter solstice 2019

For six months now, the days have grown shorter and the nights have grown longer in the Northern Hemisphere -- but that's about to reverse itself.

The new Miss America is a scientist from Virginia

Camille Schrier, a student at Virginia Commonwealth who advocates for drug safety, was crowned Miss America 2020 on Thursday night at the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Scientists have discovered deepest point on land

A new study shows that the deepest point on land is under the Denman Glacier in East Antarctica. Glaciologists at the University of California, Irvine, were mapping the area only to find that the trough under the glacier went far deeper than they had imagined.