Hidden Brain

Logo Recommended Listening: Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world – and themselves. Using science and storytelling, Hidden Brain reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, the biases that shape our choices, and the triggers that direct the course of our relationships. Hosted by social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam, Hidden Brain links research …

Alexander Von Humboldt

Photo: Mexico City Statue The indefatigable Prussian explorer Alexander Von Humboldt (1769-1859) brought South America to the salons and houses of Europe in the 19th century. He became the greatest figure in the natural sciences of his era and an inspiration for future travelers/visitors. Charles Darwin described him as “The greatest traveling scientist who ever …

Sum of All Parts

Logo Recommended Listening: Sum of All Parts – abc.net.au/radionational/programs/sum-of-all-parts – from Australia’s Radio National. Spin: “Sum of All Parts is an ABC podcast that tells extraordinary stories from the world of numbers. It’s about the amazing and powerful numbers all around us, how they work, and the people who work with them.” Hosted by Joel …

Darwin Day

Darwin Day Logo February 12 is Darwin Day, a global celebration of science and reason. Celebrate perpetual curiosity. Key Links darwinday.org Embedded Tweets #Darwin before "Origin of Species": In celebration of Darwin's birthday, explore his early love for the barnacles (Cirripedia) & the work that "solidified his credentials as a taxonomic expert": https://t.co/FQAjMBUhmS #HistSci #DarwinDay …

#SciComm

Hashtags #scicomm = Science Communication Hashtag: #scicomm Headlines https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24032052-900-time-to-break-academic-publishings-stranglehold-on-research https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/the-scientific-paper-is-obsolete/556676/ Recommended Listening  Defending science from denial, fraud and pseudoscience – What happened when a philosopher of science goes to a flat earth conference. https://twitter.com/leecmcintyre@leecmcintyre Embedded Tweets It's alive!! Come participate in our community for scientists, artists, storytellers and more. https://t.co/cL3QXmacPF#sciart #scicomm #science #art pic.twitter.com/ik2vpz3c4m — Dr. Paige …

Periodic Table

Buzzwords Periodic Table = a table of the chemical elements arranged in order of atomic number The elements are placed according to their atomic number, the arrangement of each atom’s electrons and recurring chemical properties. International Year iypt2019.org Recommended Listening Tales from the periodic table Elemental Podcast Happy 150th birthday to the Periodic Table – …

Geology

Buzzwords Geology = the science that deals with the earth’s physical structure and substance, its history, and the processes that act on it Events October 17 National Fossil Day (USA) promotes public awareness and stewardship of fossils and a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational values. Twitter: @NatlFossilDay Recommended listening Lost In Time – …

Light

Buzzwords Light alters its color according to the chemical composition of the matter that emits, reflects or absorbs it Elsewhere on the Web light2015.org May 16 lightday.org https://www.facebook.com/IDL2019 Recommended Listening James Clerk Maxwell – poet, mathematician and the father of light – Maxwell proposed his theory of electromagnetism. It allows us to enjoy radio, television, …

Physics Links

Photo Links related to physics Elsewhere on the Web https://physics.stackexchange.com Nobel Prize https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/index.html https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1922/bohr-bio.html https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1918/planck-bio.html Theoretical Minimum http://theoreticalminimum.com https://www.youtube.com/c/stanfordinstitutefortheoreticalphysics Wikipedia John_Archibald_Wheeler Maxwell’s_demon Planeta.com Physics