As the world becomes more connected, secrets become harder to keep. However, my generation has a secret: FIRST (For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology).
CROWN POINT | High schoolers calling themselves the Underdogs pitted their bean-bag-tossing robots against some of the best in the world last month at an international robotics competition.
GARY | The G.I. Frost Bots of 21st Century Charter School received the Rookie Inspiration Award earlier this month at the FIRST Robotics Boilermaker Regional at Purdue University in West Lafayette.
CALUMET CITY | Students at Thornton Fractional North High School are exploring new areas of science with the Robotics Club, approved by the District 215 School Board during its December meeting.
HAMMOND | Indiana State First Lego League Tournament competition was held Dec. 8 in Fort Wayne, where three Hammond elementary school teams and a Highland elementary school team competed with 49 other teams from across Indiana.
CROWN POINT | Robots have arrived at St. Mary Community School.
HAMMOND | Using engineering, computer programming and research skills to build robots and other projects to solve real life problems.
GARY | Indiana University Northwest will host the sixth annual FIRST Lego League Indiana Qualifying Tournament, one of the state’s largest, from 1 to 6 p.m. Nov. 18. The event encourages young students to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math.
PASADENA, Calif. | The robotic explorer Curiosity's daring plunge through the pink skies of Mars was more than perfect. It landed with spectacular style, said a NASA scientist, describing the first images of its mechanical gymnastics.
Brian Schratz hugs a colleague as he celebrates a successful landing Sunday inside the Spaceflight Operations Facility for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.
This photo provided by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows the gravel on the surface of Mars' Gale Crater where the Curiosity rover landed late Sunday. On the horizon is the rim of the crater. Part of the spring that released the lens' dust cover can be seen at the bottom right, near the …
This late Sunday photo made available by NASA shows the Curiosity rover, bottom, and its parachute descending to the surface from the vantage point of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Fresh from a successful showing in international competition, the first-year Michigan City Wild Wild Wolves 3936 student robotics team was rewarded with a visit to Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Michigan City, during which members received a hands-on lesson in operation of the da Vinci Si S…
Seniors Jack Holland and David Caldwell finish packing robot parts as the Crown Point High School robotics teams get ready for a trip to Anaheim, Calif., this weekend to compete in the VEX Robotics World Championship. A total of nine members on three teams will attend the event, which will i…
The Crown Point High School robotics team packed tools and robot parts before leaving Wednesday for the VEX Robotics World Championship in California. The event continues through Saturday.
WEST LAFAYETTE | A record number of Indiana high school "rookie" robotics teams, including students from Crown Point, competed Saturday in the Boilermaker Regional FIRST Robotics Competition at the Purdue Armory in West Lafayette.
HAMMOND | Engineering students from Purdue University Calumet could gain real-world robotic experience thanks to a partnership between the university and Tri-State Industries Inc.
Donald Keller, CEO with Tri-State Industries Inc., talks about building a partnership with Purdue University Calumet. The manufacturer wants to offer robotics training and internships to Purdue Calumet students.
Purdue University Calumet Chancellor Thomas Keon and his wife, Nancy, look at a robotic welder Monday at Tri-State Industries Inc. in Hammond.
Purdue University Calumet Chancellor Thomas Keon and his wife, Nancy, talk with field service technician Ryan Keifer, of Mishawaka, on Monday during a tour of Tri-State Industries Inc. in Hammond.
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