First up, we talk about the Mark Leon VEX Robotics Invitational which will be held on July 15-18, 2019 at St. Louis School. The event is organized and hosted by the St. Louis Robotics program and designed as an official Robotics Education and Competition Foundation Signature event. It will directly qualify 3 teams to the VEX World Championships in April 2020. The event will feature 50 teams including those from Hawaii, China, Colombia, California, Texas, Minnesota, and Connecticut playing the new game challenges, VEX IQ Squared Away and the VEX EDR Tower Takeover.
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Osa Tui and Bernard Kung from McKinley High School to tell us about the upcoming VEX Robotics Final. Finally, we talk to planet hunters Andrew Howard and Erik Petigura and find out about some new revelations about exoplanets outside of our solar system in our ongoing series called Exoplanetpalooza.