Jerin DeLuca is the office services coordinator at the Heising-Simons Foundation’s office in Los Altos. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2019, Jerin worked at Fusion Academy as their director of first impressions. She has also worked in a variety of administrative and office management roles for the past 12 years.
The consequences of climate change are dramatically observable in the Arctic region. From July 18 to August 4, US and Canadian scientists, supported by 25 post-secondary students, will study vital signs of a rapidly changing Arctic Ocean this summer, and offer the public a chance to share the experience in real time.
R Street Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public policy research organization whose mission is to engage in policy research and outreach to promote free markets and effective government. As part of the Climate and Clean Energy strategy to transform the energy sector, this grant supports R Street’s efforts to enhance competition in wholesale electricity markets.… Continue Reading
Laura Wisland is a program officer for the Climate and Clean Energy program at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2019, Laura led the Union of Concerned Scientists’ work on power sector issues in the West for 11 years, advocating for policies to accelerate the transition to carbon-free sources of electricity. Before… Continue Reading
How universal is Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation? We already know that this law does not apply when the gravitational force is very strong (like near a black hole). And when the gravitational force is very weak (like between two billiard balls) we don’t really know if Newton’s Law applies or not, because such a tiny force is very difficult to measure.