#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 Thread of my published research on #biodiversity conservation. #sciencefriday pic.twitter.com/3i5j9uqVmR — Mike Mascia (@Mike_Mascia) January 26, 2018 Doing science is only …

Biotweeps

Logo One of our favorite accounts on Twitter. A gift to biodiversity and biology fans around the globe What it is: Biotweeps is a curated Twitter account — @biotweeps — featuring a different biologist every week. The project is organised by Anthony Caravaggi (http://www.arcaravaggi.co.uk) and Carina Gsottbauer. You can post questions or give feedback by …

Ultima Thule

Buzzwords Ultima Thule = a distant unknown region; the extreme limit of travel and discovery Wikipedia: (486958) 2014 MU69, previously designated PT1 and 1110113Y, and nicknamed Ultima Thule (Pronounced: Tool-ee) by the New Horizons team, is a trans-Neptunian object from the Kuiper belt located in the outermost regions of the Solar System. It was discovered …

Quantum Mechanics

Buzzwords Quantum Mechanics = the branch of mechanics that deals with the mathematical description of the motion and interaction of subatomic particles, incorporating the concepts of quantization of energy, wave-particle duality, the uncertainty principle, and the correspondence principle. Headlines https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613092/a-quantum-experiment-suggests-theres-no-such-thing-as-objective-reality https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/what-does-quantum-theory-actually-tell-us-about-reality https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/06/28/freeman-dyson-maker-of-patterns-creativity Recommended Listening https://orbital.prx.org/2018/07/the-universe-of-leonard-susskind Wikipedia John_Archibald_Wheeler Planeta.com Physics Quantum Physics Quantum Tunneling Carlo Rovelli

South Australian Natural Resource Management Science Conference #SANRM18

Poster The South Australian Natural Resource Management Science Conference takes place this week at the University of Adelaide. Motto: Science for policy in a changing world. Hashtag: #SANRM18 Organized by the NRM Research and Innovation Network, the conference is a chance to showcase the NRM science underpinning environmental decision making, policy and management in South …

Superposition

Buzzwords Quantum superposition is a fundamental principle of quantum mechanics. It states that, much like waves in classical physics, any two (or more) quantum states can be added together (“superposed”) and the result will be another valid quantum state; and conversely, that every quantum state can be represented as a sum of two or more …

Biodiversity on the Social Web – Live Web Tours This Week 2017

Poster: BioDiversityDay 2017 For the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica)  Planeta.com hosts live, interactive web tours this week. Join us Tuesday at 10am Vegas, 12pm Oaxaca, 1pm Montreal, 6pm London, 3am Brisbane. Videos http://youtu.be/e2sHFqJAwo0 The objective of this exercise is to highlight and comment individuals and institutions at the …