Now that toxic pollution is common knowledge, is it possible to write a modern Silent Spring? What could be equally momentous for an environmental writer help us discover? Oddly enough, it may be our … Continue reading
Welcome to summer! With Memorial Day just around the corner, let’s delve into some hot, warm, and cold topics. by Kerstin Nordstrom Hot: Grilling! It’s the season for fire in … Continue reading
Letting the frogs out, baking pancakes, and making rabbit leaps – whatever you call it, the universal and simple game of skipping stones is science made tangible and fun.
We’ve just ended our long candy season (Halloween, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter). How can we use the discounted candy for the good of science? by Kerstin Nordstrom I spent many meals … Continue reading
Summarizing research so that it can be understood by an audience of non-experts is a lot harder than it looks. Why not practice your elevator speech now? by Ian C. Campbell … Continue reading
How do you scrap an entire nuclear power plant? Step One: auction off the stuff that’s not glowing. Then what? By Rebecca Widiss Last week, the ill-fated San Onofre Nuclear Generating … Continue reading