Analysis of the costs to operate Willy Wonka's Chocalate Factory today.

From pricing a chocolate river to estimating healthcare costs for Oompah Loompah workers, the folks at Advanced Technology Services bring you a great analysis of what Willy Wonka would spend today on that amazing plant. Find out the details at https://www.advancedtech.com/resource/willy-wonkas-chocolate-factory-cost-today/

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Looking for ways to keep busy while you are maintaining physical distancing? Here is a collection of online resources to make the time fly. It is geared for older adults, but there are plenty of things that would appeal to all ages.

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Tucson STEM Community brings Southern Arizona’s STEM outreach network together a few times a year for drinks and conversation. The next gathering is Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at Westbound at the MSA Annex (just north of the new Caterpillar building west of downtown). More information on the Tucson STEM Community…

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Explore opportunities to learn about cybersecurity in Arizona. This was compiled from notes taken at the AZ Cybersecurity Forum. I attended the forum’s Tucson location, and other locations joined in virtually from around the state, including Prescott, Mesa, and Sierra Vista.

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It’s that time of year again when the Arizona SciTech Festival presents its kickoff conference, gathering together Arizona’s educators and STEM outreach community for a day of learning. This is the event’s seventh year! This year’s conference, Building Arizona’s STEM Ecosystem, is being hosted by the Mesa Center for the Arts. I am looking forward to the…

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Forbidden Planet is tonight’s featured movie at The Loft to celebrate the National Evening of Science on Screen. Released in 1956, the movie adapts Shakespeare’s The Tempest to a setting on another world. UA Distinguished Professor of Astronomy and author Chris Impey will discuss the future of space travel before the screening. More at The…

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I am looking forward to the final lecture in the UA College of Science Spring Lecture Series this year, because it falls on my birthday. What better time to contemplate reality!                 Domesticating the Quantum Presented by Pierre Meystre, Editor in Chief, American Physical Society Monday, March 6…

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What is Pima Community College’s Innovation Challenge? Students engaging STEM to learn about entrepreneurship and innovation. Mentors from the STEM business community sharing their knowledge and experience with students. Community members coming together at an October showcase to explore the ways PCC fosters STEM learning. It is also a series of workshops. Five mentors presented pitches…

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