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NASA ‘solar system ambassador’ to talk plans for spaceflight during Jan. 22 STEM Café event

Now that the space shuttles are museum pieces, what are NASA’s plans for future American spaceflight? NASA Solar System Ambassador Joel Knapper will reveal the current and future plans to get Americans back into space, exploring the universe at NIU’s next STEM

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November STEM Café at Cabana Charley’s will explore ‘green’ materials, technology Nov. 13

Good news for people who want to keep the environment clean, but don’t have time to put on hip waders and restore wetlands and prairies: Materials scientists are creating cleaner, greener products that can help you help the planet. Join NIU STEM

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Big fun in a tiny package: October STEM Café explores nanotechnology, making stuff smaller

Imagine a TV screen made of flexible material that you can roll up and put in your pocket. Picture tiny robots coursing through veins to target cancers without damaging healthy cells. This isn’t a remake of “The Fantastic Voyage,” it is the

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