The fantastic blog 3 Quarks Daily has opened up nominations for its second annual prize in science blogging. This year, the contest will be judged by the great Richard Dawkins, and there will be three winners.

Posts can be nominated by bloggers or readers, and if any of you wanted to nominate one of my posts I would be grateful. Or, of course, nominate any other!

Here are the relevant details:

  • Please nominate your favorite science blog entry by placing the URL for the blog post (the permalink) in the comments section of this post. You may also add a brief comment describing the entry and saying why you think it should win.

  • Each person can only nominate one blog post.

  • The blog entry may not be more than a year old. In other words, it must have been written after May 23, 2009. (This includes every post I have ever written - including at the old blog:

  • Nominations are limited to the first 200 entries. (So act fast!)