Sarah Mogin

Class of 2009

Articles

  • $1 million grant means an upgrade for science center's planetarium

    High definition isn’t just for televisions anymore. The increased picture quality has slowly been creeping into other applications. The Carnegie Science Center recently upgraded its planetarium projection system to a high-definition system.

    SciTech | October 16, 2006
  • Homecoming special: Students who stay beyond school

    Higher education. The purpose of any academic institution is to prepare its students for life outside its walls. Casting off caps and gowns, graduates are expected to break out of their four-year learning environment in the pursuit of a livelihood. But what if they return? Below are the stories of three Carnegie Mellon alumni who have found employment — and nostalgia — right here on campus.

    Special | October 9, 2006
  • ECE invention may benefit firefighters

    After sustaining a certain amount of exposure, carbon filters need to be replaced — the question is how often.

    One Carnegie Mellon student has found an answer, and it’s part of work being done at the Carnegie Institute of Technology.

    SciTech | October 9, 2006
  • The science of aesthetics

    Paul Klee, an early 20th-century artist, once said, “Art does not reproduce the visible, it makes things visible.” Art has a way of capturing the unfathomable, of translating emotions beyond the capabilities of science and theory. But art can do more than explain our feelings; it can help explain our minds.

    SciTech | October 2, 2006
  • How Things Work: Slot Machines

    Cherry… cherry… lemon! Slot machines, or “one-armed bandits,” have long been a part of America’s gambling culture. While most casino games require skill, large bets, and the ability to think under pressure, slot machines are engaging because of their comparative simplicity.

    SciTech | September 25, 2006