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. Planeta.com Physics Quantum Tunneling Carlo Rovelli

#SciComm

Hashtags #scicomm = Science Communication Hashtag: #scicomm Artwork / Cue Yourself Embedded Tweets It's #underratedungulate reveal day so here are more nyala pics for you, this time a comparison between the male and the female 🐃🐐🐫 #scicomm pic.twitter.com/WECtQe8F7H — Matt Davis (@m_davis8802) January 30, 2018 Headlines https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/the-scientific-paper-is-obsolete/556676/ Wiki scicomm Planeta.com Science The Value of Communication = El …

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is Australia’s federal government agency for scientific research. Its chief role is to improve the economic and social performance of industry, for the benefit of the community. CSIRO works with leading institutions around the world and CSIRO Publishing issues journals with the latest research by leading scientists …

Physics

Buzzwords Physics = the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy. The subject matter of physics, distinguished from that of chemistry and biology, includes mechanics, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of atoms. Vocabulary Proton Quantum Quark Planeta.com Science Carlo Rovelli

Alexander Von Humboldt

Photo 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. Indeed, in Europe only Napoleon was more famous at the time. Charles Darwin described him as ‘The greatest traveling scientist …

DNA

Buzzwords Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a nucleic acid containing the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms. Recommended Listening DNA Barcodes – Earthsky JUNK DNA DNA and Teeth Ancient DNA extraction from bones and teeth DNA used to identify ancient plagues Twitter @DNADigest CRISPR CRISPRcon 2018 https://www.wired.com/story/what-is-crispr-gene-editing/ https://theconversation.com/human-embryo-crispr-advances-science-but-lets-focus-on-ethics-not-world-firsts-81956 http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-gene-editing-humans-policy-20170804-story.html …

Biology

Photo Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution and taxonomy. Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/biology Planeta.com January 25 is Biologists’ Day in México (Día del Biólogo) Science

Science

Science = The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment. World Science Day for Peace and Development (November 10) highlights the important role that science has in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. Wiki Science …

Citizen Science

Buzzwords Citizen Science = Science which is undertaken with the participation of the wider community of non-scientists Wiki Citizen Science   Planeta.com Bioblitz https://planeta.com/science The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación  

Australia State of Environment 2016

Recommended Reading: Australia’s State of the Environment Key Links https://soe.environment.gov.au https://soe.environment.gov.au/download/reports More online the CSIRO blog Questions Is it possible to download the entire report as a single file? What sort of feedback would be useful to the State of the Environment report? What would locals like to visitors to know about Australia’s environment? Executive …