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#SciAmBlogs Monday - Kenyan mesopredators, Up-Goer Five, Commenting, #scio13, Historic Meteor Procession, Public Statistics, Davos, and more.
We have a new blog on the network as well as the usual Monday's addition of the new Image of the Week. - Chris Rowan and Anne Jefferson - Science in Ten Hundred Words: The ‘Up-Goer Five’ challenge. - Kyle Hill - The Last Thing the Squirrel Saw - S.E.
I am super-excited to announce the launch of the newest blog on our network, But Seriously... , written by my friend Brian Malow, the Science Comedian.
Later this week at ScienceOnline 2013, Emily Willingham and I are co-moderating a session called Dialogue or fight? (Un)moderated science communication online.
Panel on emerging risks, "X-Factors: Preparing for the Unknown." Left to right, Phillip Campbell, editor of Nature; Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Ireland; Tan Chorh-Chuan, president, National University of Singapore; Tim Palmer, co-director, Programme on Modelling and Predicting Climate, Oxford University; and Edward Boyden, associate professor, Media Lab and McGovern Institute, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Twenty-seven years ago today space shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after takeoff from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, killing all seven crewmembers onboard.
Panel for "The Future of Space" at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. Left to right, Mariette DiChristina, Julien Anfruns, Brian Weeden, Ray Johnson and Eric Anderson.
The World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, is certainly better known for the business and policy leaders it gathers. But I enjoyed some sessions by luminaries from the worlds of science and technology today as well.
It was a cloudy winter night along the northeastern United States in February 1913, so most people might not have noticed anything unusual around 9 PM, but for a lucky few with clearer conditions -- and a penchant for staring up at the night sky -- there was a spectacular display of a series of fireballs moving from one end of the horizon to the other, following the same trajectory.
Image of the Week #77, January 28th, 2013: From: The Last Thing the Squirrel Saw by Kyle Hill at Guest Blog .
Hello! Come in! Have a seat by the fire. Ooh, not so close! That's better.Let me tell you a bit about myself... Unlike many of the bloggers here, I am not a doctor.
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