Pioneering scientists and engineers are often overlooked in popular retrospectives commemorating the year’s departed. In particular, women in such fields tend to be given short shrift.
While considering how to sum up my artistic year, I realized this sketchy little painting of my character Trilobite Boy fleeing anonymous hands was already doing that.
We rounded up the coolest, biggest and most important space stories of 2013 and asked the editors of Scientific American to vote for their top five.
A few days ago I asked you to submit your best Nature & Science images from the past year, and wow- you did not disappoint! Below, in no particular order, are links to all participants selections.