Blue/black vs. white/gold isn’t the point. How #dressgate has opened up many more interesting questions about vision and the brain. by Amanda Alvarez It’s not often that the Twitterverse … 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.
Press embargoes, what are they good for? And can you really place an embargo on publicly posted research papers?
Holier-than-thou storms brew on Twitter, and the science communicators have been out with their pitchforks. by Amanda Alvarez The past few months have seen a succession of upheavals in … Continue reading
An online discussion serves up optics and illusions, as scientists debate a “mysterious light spot seen from the air.” by Amanda Alvarez … Continue reading
What will a veteran science journalist do after leaving TV to join a university, and how does he think the field has — or hasn’t — changed? by Amanda Alvarez … Continue reading
As the biggest international science journalism conference nears, here are some science-y factoids about host nation Finland from a Helsinki native. by Amanda Alvarez Monty Python’s musical ribbing of Finland … Continue reading