Green Humour

Twitter Profile Delhi-based cartoonist Rohan Chakravarty is one of favorite people to follow on Twitter. Key Links http://www.greenhumour.com https://twitter.com/thetoonguy Tweets by thetoonguy Features Wildlife Map of Hong Kong The map was produced with the aim of spreading awareness among Hong Kongers about its biodiversity, and to promote activities such as bird-watching and nature-hiking among the …

European Southern Observatory

Photo: Under the celestial arch The European Southern Observatory (ESO) is the pre-eminent intergovernmental science and technology organisation in astronomy. It carries out an ambitious programme focused on the design, construction and operation of powerful ground-based observing facilities for astronomy, in order to enable important scientific discoveries. ESO also plays a leading role in promoting …

Parker Solar Probe

Image: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory YouTube Headlines https://blogs.nasa.gov/parkersolarprobe/2018/08/11/parker-solar-probe-new-launch-date-is-aug-12 http://earthsky.org/space/parker-solar-probe-launch-touch-the-sun Wikipedia Parker Solar Probe Planeta.com Sun NASA Technology

The Historical Quest to See to the End of the Universe… Or Its Beginning

Photo Recommended viewing: The Historical Quest to See to the End of the Universe… Or Its Beginning The most remarkable developments in the last century of astronomy are the enormous expansion in the power of both our observing capabilities and the content of our astronomical theories. But despite these astonishing advances, astronomers still grapple with …

#SciComm

Hashtags #scicomm = Science Communication Hashtag: #scicomm Features Wetland Wander Headlines https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/the-scientific-paper-is-obsolete/556676/ Embedded Tweets Doing science is only half the job. It must also be shared with the world. https://t.co/mtOI1lsMbf — Dr. Jonathan Foley (@GlobalEcoGuy) September 17, 2016 It's #underratedungulate reveal day so here are more nyala pics for you, this time a comparison between the male …

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 Planeta.com https://planeta.com/physics

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 – …

Anthropocene

Buzzwords Anthropocene = Geologic term that serves to mark the evidence and extent of human activities that have had a significant global impact on the Earth’s ecosystems. The term was coined by ecologist Eugene Stoermer but has been widely popularized by the Nobel Prize-winning atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen, who regards the influence of human behavior …

Stratigraphy

Buzzwords Stratigraphy = the branch of geology concerned with the order and relative position of strata and their relationship to the geological time scale. Elsewhere on the Web http://stratigraphy.org IUGS – @theIUGS Subcommissions of ICS Geobiodiversity Database – formal database of ICS, which aims to produce comprehensive and authoritative web-based stratigraphic information service for global geoscientists, …

5th Oceania Congress for Conservation Biology #scob2018

Hashtags Right now in Wellington, New Zealand The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) Oceania section is proud to team up with Victoria University of Wellington to host the 5th Oceania Congress for Conservation Biology to be held on July 3-5, 2018. Hashtag: #SCOB2018 The meeting will bring together the community of conservation professionals to address …