Fifty years ago, Neil Armstrong's famous first steps on the surface of the Moon demonstrated both ground-breaking technical expertise and immense political will. Science and technology have made considerable progress since then, so why was the last manned mission to the Moon in 1972?
Solar finance expert Jenny Chase explains the economic side of solar power -- from the difficulties of scale manufacturing, to how supply constraints have played out in the past, how project finance and the power markets work, and how scientific innovations in the performance and cost of equipment interact with perceived risk and the cost of finance to determine the economics of solar power.
SIOP released a new book that explores workplace readiness and the future of work. Workforce readiness involves change readiness on the part of job applicants, employers, educators, all the way up to federal policymakers, and therefore, the editors of the latest edition of this SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series brought together more than 30 international authors representing a wide range of expertise that contributes to agile, healthy workforces and economies in the digital era.
The European film industry is progressively adopting Hollywood´s modes of representation. This is one of the main conclusions of a study by Christopher Meir, CONEX researcher at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), who in his latest book analyzes the evolution of StudioCanal, the largest European company to have contributed to this transformation of the continent's film industry.
It may feel like we have reached an impasse in the debate over divisive issues such as gun violence, climate change and immigration. Improving the level of discourse is not impossible, says Craig Rood, an assistant professor of English at Iowa State University, but he admits it will not be easy. Rood offers four strategies for working toward understanding.