• Georgia Tech Alumnus Assumes Command of International Space Station

    For the second time this year, a Georgia Tech alumnus is the commander of the International Space Station (ISS). Shane Kimbrough (M.S. Operations Research 1998) assumed command of the station during a ceremony Friday afternoon.

  • Homecoming Weekend is Here

    The best week of the fall semester is here. Homecoming 2016 will give every Yellow Jacket an opportunity to have fun while showing their school spirit. The pairing of classic traditions with exciting, new events guarantees that this year’s homecoming will offer something of interest to all students.

  • Learning Morse Code without Trying

    Researchers have developed a system that teaches people Morse code within four hours using a series of vibrations felt near the ear. Participants wearing Google Glass learned it without paying attention to the signals —they played games while feeling the taps and hearing the corresponding letters. After those few hours, they were 94 percent accurate keying a sentence that included every letter of the alphabet and 98 percent accurate writing codes for every letter.

  • Tech Green Opens for Leisure Use, But Tread Lightly

    Today, the fences around Tech Green are being removed, and the campus community will be able to once again enjoy this central green space — just in time for Homecoming Weekend.