The Good Idea Paradox — Organizational support for good ideas can be a mixed blessing.
Kat Coderre — Kat Coderre's career started with a phone call from out of the blue. "Can you be in Houston tomorrow night?"
Balloon Mishap Investigation
Reliance on past success was one of six root causes of a mishap during the balloon launch of the Nuclear Compton Telescope, according to a Mishap Investigation Board.
Where Good Ideas Come From
By understanding the patterns of good ideas, we'll be better at tapping into our capacity for innovative thinking, according to Steven Johnson.
Tracking the Spread of Ideas
Princeton computer scientists have developed a new way to pinpoint the origins of new ideas and how they spread.
Introducing the SilvaCarbon Program
NASA is supporting an intergovernmental group dedicated to understanding forests and their role in the global carbon equation.
The Academy course "Innovative Design for Engineering Applications" introduces a variety of tools that engineers can use to help conceive, develop, and test new design concepts.
First Thrust-Only Airliner Landings at Dryden
This month marks the 15th anniversary of modified thrust-only airliner landing tests at Dryden—a good idea that started on a napkin.
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