Science and Technology

Master’s Graduate Hacks Way to Cybersecurity Victory

Posted: July 29, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: July 29, 2015 at 8:22 am

A Mason alumnus who took part in a cyber challenge camp was part of a team that won a $1,000 prize in a competition to exploit a computer system’s security weaknesses.

Students Will Soon Dig Deep in Fossil Record to Search for Clues to Future

Posted: July 28, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: July 27, 2015 at 3:15 pm

Mason leads efforts to make international fossil database accessible to students to spur new research that could link ancient Earth to today’s changes.

Mason Biodefense Alum Shapes Debate, Influences National Security Policy

Posted: July 17, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: July 16, 2015 at 5:08 pm

A PhD in a critical field helps provide ‘more meaningful recommendations to Congress.’

Mason Research Shows Need to Extend Web Accessibility Requirements

Posted: July 15, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: July 14, 2015 at 4:53 pm

Senior Americans are the fastest growing group of Internet users; however, their ability to access the Internet can be hindered by vision impairment, dexterity issues, cognitive difficulties and hearing impairments.

How, and Why, to See Tuesday’s Pluto Fly-By

Posted: July 13, 2015 at 3:47 pm

Mason’s Michael Summers is on the NASA team exploring the outer dwarf planet.

Keep Watch: Pluto-bound Spacecraft Flies by the Icy Planet on Tuesday

Posted: July 13, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: July 15, 2015 at 12:19 pm

Smaller than Earth’s moon, Pluto may hold clues to even farther-flung and perhaps even habitable planets in the universe.