Science Stuff: Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths (STEM)

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It seems like STEM pops up all over the place. Yes, it’s an acronym that comes from science, technology, engineering and math. Quick note — it used to be SMET, but no one calls it that any more.

Honestly, if it were up to me (it’s obviously not), I would call it MSET because that order makes the most sense. OK, let’s go over these different areas. I’m going…

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Rhett Allain

Rhett Allain

Physics faculty, science blogger of all things geek. Technical Consultant for CBS MacGyver and MythBusters. WIRED blogger.