One Reason Young People Don't Go Into Science? We Don't Fail Well
Four weeks into my first semester of college, my academic confidence was completely shredded. I had back-to-back tests in cell biology, chemistry, and calculus, and my time management skills weren't quite there yet. I failed my calculus exam, and ...
Juno orbiter races by Jupiter on fourth science pass
NASA's Juno spacecraft sailed over Jupiter's cloud tops early Monday, the fourth time the solar-powered probe has approached the giant planet and collected science data since its arrival last July 4. The flyby was the first performed by Juno since NASA ...
Science, engineering are not luxuries
Las Vegas Sun
The ignorance is that it does not seem to know how we got where we are; the indifference is part of a broad, anti-intellectual tilt on the political right; and the delusion is the hapless belief that science and engineering's forward leap of 75 years ...
Urine, bees, explosions: Science can be a lot of fun on YouTube
After three decades of trying to spread the joy of science through polysyllabic newspaper columns, I'm beginning to think that I should be flushing mercury down the toilet on YouTube, instead. That approach seems to be working for Cody Don Reeder, a ...
Williamson School Board OKs developing open source science curriculum
Science textbooks may be a thing of the past in Williamson County Schools. The Williamson County school board approved a proposal Monday night to use open source science resources instead of science textbooks. The switch will require a team of nine ...
Montana Science Fair draws hundreds of student researchers to UM
The questions posed by kids at the Montana Science Fair are as varied as they are fascinating: Does whole wheat flour contain more gluten than processed white flour? What is the best way to cook cauliflower and broccoli to preserve the vitamin C? Does ...
New York Times
They Mixed Science, Art and Costume Parties to Reveal Mysteries of the Sea
New York Times
Unlike most ecologists of his time, Beebe saw the world beyond science's narrow lens. He recruited artists, historians, writers and scientists for his expeditions. Together they created awareness about the complex ecosystems primarily in the jungles of ...
March of Science
Next month, scientists and science supporters will march for science. As a retired chemist I'm hoping my participation will bolster support for the practitioners of science and its methodology. But it's a fair question to ask why such a march is ...
'Big Bang Theory' star Johnny Galecki's 'SciJinks' series heads to Science Channel
Science Channel has ordered eight half-hour episodes of "SciJinks" prank series from "The Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki, for premiere in 4th quarter 2017. Galecki, via his Alcide Bava Productions, will appear in and executive produce the series, ...
TV News Roundup: Johnny Galecki Gets Science Channel Series, 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Ratings
Playing no Trump at AAAS policy forum
The relationship between U.S. scientists and the Trump administration hit a new low today after organizers of a major annual science policy conference were unable to find anyone willing to discuss the president's priorities. For weeks, the 42nd annual ...