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Meet the Voices of Science

"I'm good now, Mariette. Are you good?" I was. It was a Sunday morning in October 2013, and Danielle Lee, author of The Urban Scientist blog on Scientific American's network, and I were talking about the future...

STAFFJuly 2, 2014 — Mariette DiChristina

Thank You, Guest Editor LeVar Burton

We at Scientific American share several passions with the actor, producer and educator LeVar Burton: fostering children's literacy, science, social good and education.

STAFFJune 13, 2014 — THE EDITORS
Astrophysics, Citizen Science and the Google Science Fair

Astrophysics, Citizen Science and the Google Science Fair

Find out why Oxford University astrophysicist and founder of The Zooniverse Chris Lintott believes that humanity’s ability to be “deliciously distractable” is a creative engine powering the benefits of citizen science for discovery–and how, if you are a researcher, you might like to “play with your phyiscs.” With Google Student Ambassador Hanne Paine, we had [...]..

STAFFMarch 7, 2014 — Mariette DiChristina
Google Science Fair Hangout On Air: Meet the Deep-Sea-Diving Exosuit

Google Science Fair Hangout On Air: Meet the Deep-Sea-Diving Exosuit

Scientists studying marine life now have a new tool in a next-generation atmospheric diving system called the Exosuit. The suit–which looks like something an astronaut would wear and is on display at the American Museum of Natural History until March 5–lets a diver descend to 1,000 feet at surface pressure for several hours...

STAFFFebruary 27, 2014 — Mariette DiChristina

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