America Needs More STEM…But…

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Patricia is starting to back off from her militant “Go STEM or Go Home” attitudes. Read about her change of heart.

Denver Comic Con: Who’s Joining Me?

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Patricia will be GeekMom’s eyes and ears at Denver Comic Con from May 22-25. Who else plans to be there? Tickets are still available!

The Planet Tatooine, Realized!

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Imagine an Earth-like planet orbiting what’s known as “binary stars,” similar to what Luke Skywalker saw every day from Tatooine.

Gut-what? How to Tell Dew from Guttation

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When the excess rain saturates the ground, plant life will adapt accordingly. One of the ways some plants will adapt to the excess available moisture is through a process known as guttation.

Beautiful Dendrites: Snowflake Science

Photo: Patricia Vollmer.

If you’re dealing with this current Arctic cold blast in the upper Midwest, GeekMom Patricia will tell you about the gorgeous snowflakes can form in these temperatures.