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by: Women’s Innovation Fund Accelerator

On April 30th, 2020 we had our very first Virtual Pitch Day. We’re excited to show you all of the participants. For further information, review the Pitch Day.

Keeping IT Support Human during WFH

Code as Craft by Seth Liber

Hi! We’re the Etsy Engineering team that supports core IT and AV capabilities for all Etsy employees. Working across geographies has always been part of our company’s DNA; our globally distributed teams use collaboration tools like Google apps, Slack, and video conferencing. As we transitioned to a fully distributed model during COVID-19, we faced both unexpected challenges and opportunities to permanently improve our support infrastructure. In this post we will share some of the actions we took to support our staff as they spread out across the globe.   Read More….

Gradual Redefining of Matter and Reality: From Mechanics to Quantum

The Great Courses Daily News, By Steven Gimbel, Ph.D.Gettysburg College

Classical mechanics, as per Newtonian physics, and used by Newton and his contemporaries. (Image: Vybi/Shutterstock)

A look inside the gradual development and redefining of physics and reality owing to the new discoveries led by old influences: from Descartes and mechanics to Einstein and quantum mechanics. Read More …..

What is a QOZ?

by: Women’s Innovation Fund Accelerator

We are often asked how do Qualified Opportunity Zones work. So we made a short video about how they worked and what makes ours unique. Read More….

⭐️ NASA – Best Photo from Last Week

The Crab Nebula: Observations Through Time

Last Updated: May 5, 2020, Editor: Yvette Smith

Image Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO; Optical: NASA/STScI; Infrared: NASA-JPL-Caltech

This 2018 composite of the Crab Nebula was made with data from the Chandra X-Ray Observatory (blue and white), Hubble Space Telescope (purple), and Spitzer Space Telescope (pink). The star that exploded to create the Crab Nebula was first seen from Earth in 1054 A.D.

Since its launch in 1999, Chandra has frequently observed the nebula and x-ray observations have helped astronomers better understand this spectacular object. The Crab Nebula was one of the first objects that Chandra examined with its sharp X-ray vision, and it has been a frequent target of the telescope ever since. Read More…..

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