Emma Flickinger

Class of 2019


  • Carnegie Mellon develops new carbon dioxide emission index

    Carnegie Mellon has collaborated with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems to design and create a new index to evaluate the carbon emission levels of US energy companies.

    SciTech | April 10, 2017
  • Mathematical theorem detects gerrymandering in districts

    A team of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) and Carnegie Mellon used a new mathematical theorem to show that Pennsylvania’s congressional districts are gerrymandered.

    SciTech | April 3, 2017
  • Discovery of seven Earth-like planets sheds light on exoplanets

    If there’s one thing astronomy has proven over and over again throughout history, it’s that the Earth is less special than we think. The Earth is not the center of the universe — or even the solar system. It’s not unique in its size or material composition, and it’s not the only planet with weather, volcanoes, tectonic activity, or liquid water.

    SciTech | March 6, 2017
  • SpaceX’s reusable rockets make space travel much cheaper

    Launching things into space is expensive — really expensive. A rocket costs more than a commercial jet. But unlike jets that make thousands of trips before being retired, rockets are used only once because of the extreme stress and temperatures involved in leaving and re-entering the atmosphere.

    SciTech | February 27, 2017
  • Uber hires NASA engineer to help develop flying vehicles

    Uber has hired veteran NASA engineer Mark Moore as its Director of Engineering for Aviation to help realize its long-term program for developing flying car technology.

    SciTech | February 13, 2017

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