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An interview with Neal Stephenson

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Neal_Stephenson_2008_crop.jpg Neal Stephenson is the author of numerous books of speculative, historical, and science fiction, including Anathem , which we will review this Friday...

April 1, 2013 — Stephen L. Macknik

#SciAmBlogs Monday - Squamozoic, Superiority Illusion, Creative Writing, Earth's Core, Honey Badger, and more.

See the new Image of the Week!- Athena Andreadis - Interview with a Saber Tooth Tiger - John McCarthy - In nerve cells: an energy source nobody knew about. - Anne-Marie Hodge - Laikipia Plateau: the Honey Badger did not care - Darren Naish - Welcome to the Squamozoic! - Scicurious - The Superiority Illusion: where everyone is above average - Evelyn Lamb - 91 Is April Fooling You - Mara Grunbaum and Ferris Jabr - Dear Evolution: Letters of Gripe and Gratitude - Scott Barry Kaufman - From Chess to Dreams: Interview on the Creative Writing Process with Fred Waitzkin - David Bressan - Citizen Science: Are you brave enough to venture to Earth's Core - Dana Hunter - Men and Work-Life Balance in STEM Careers - Melissa C...

STAFFApril 1, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Men and Work-Life Balance in STEM Careers

A recent article at Double X Science expressed a fundamental fed-upness with the way the media profiles women in science. The problem is the inordinate focus on things typically considered a woman’s work – “however do they balance all that lady stuff and a career?!” Gosh...

April 1, 2013 — Dana Hunter

Citizen Science: Are you brave enough to venture to Earth s Core?

Since old times people - especially geologists - speculated about the interior of Earth. The Italian poet Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) imagined an allegoric center of the Earth: a frozen wasteland, not reached by the divine light, where Lucifer is entrapped in eternal ice.The French Sci-Fi author Jules Gabriel Verne (1828 - 1905) based " A Journey to the Center of the Earth " (1864) already on early science...

April 1, 2013 — David Bressan

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