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News Roundup – December 13, 2016

By Innovate Pasadena Staff — December 14, 2016

In case you missed it! ArtCenter Honors Pioneers Forging the Next Frontier of Innovation, Toy Design for a New Generation, Cassini Spacecraft Beams Back First Images from New Orbit, NASA Technology is all Around You, and more!

In Case You Missed It!


ArtCenter Honors Three Design Pioneers Forging the Next Frontier of Innovation

Three distinguished alumni will be honored by ArtCenter College of Design at its fall commencement ceremony Saturday, December 18th. The trio, who influence how we live and learn through design innovation, represent the impact of an ArtCenter education on the world. READ MORE

Let’s Play- Toy design for a new generation

“The way I explain toy design to students is, don’t think about the toy as an object,” says ArtCenter Professor Krystina Castella. “Design an experience,” she continues, “and think of the toy as the tool to bring about that experience.” READ MORE


Innovative Alumni Return to Inspire Students

Caltech's reputation is built, in part, on 125 years of scientific and engineering breakthroughs in the lab, some of which have led to important products that we use every day. However, helping those discoveries and innovations reach the marketplace in the first place can prove challenging. READ MORE


Cassini Beams Back First Images from New Orbit

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has sent to Earth its first views of Saturn’s atmosphere since beginning the latest phase of its mission. The new images show scenes from high above Saturn's northern hemisphere, including the planet's intriguing hexagon-shaped jet stream. READ MORE

NASA Technology is all Around You

Next time you share an amazing GoPro video with a friend, consider that NASA made that technology possible. The image sensors that would later be used in GoPros -- and in all modern digital cameras, including those in cell phones -- were first developed in the early 1990s at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. READ MORE

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