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In addition to my occasional blog here at Scientific Amer ican, please follow along with me at my other hotspots: Slate : http://www.slate.com/authors.jesse_bering.html Das Magazin (in German): http://dasmagazin.ch/dasMagazin/index.html Personal website: www.jessebering.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=739554045 and of course, Twitter: @jessebering...

June 7, 2012

#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - outreach, jellyfish, Zoobiquity, deformed dino eggs, Ray Bradbury, last shuttle ride, coffee, Transit of Venus and more.

Enjoy the regular Wednesday feature - the new Video of the Week.- Kate Clancy - Which came first, rewarding outreach or doing it? On chickens, eggs, and overworked scientists - Scicurious - On Outreach: Academia needs an attitude adjustment - Roxi Aslan - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: Jellyfish Lake - Anita Moore-Nall - MSU Dinosaurs: deformations in eggs - Bora Zivkovic - ScienceOnline2012 – interview with Kathryn Bowers - Caleb A...

STAFFJune 6, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Transit of Venus

The Venus transit offers a chance for modern-day stargazers to repeat the experiments conducted by expeditions around the world in the 18th and 19th centuries--with a modern twist

June 6, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

UPDATE: Guilty Dogs on the Radio

Just a quick announcement that I'll be on a short segment of The Aaron Rand Show, on Montreal's CJAD 800 radio station this afternoon tomorrow afternoon, June 6, around 3:45pm eastern (12:45pm pacific)...

June 5, 2012 — Jason G. Goldman

Venus' Transits Through History

In a matter of hours, lucky observers with clear skies will be able to watch Venus pass in front of the Sun. Transits of Venus are rare – this is the last one until 2117 – but that’s not the only reason you should find a way to watch it...

June 5, 2012 — Amy Shira Teitel

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