In which I ruminate on good teaching and communication practices. Did you know, in some languages “teaching” and “learning” are the same word? by Kerstin Nordstrom As I start my … 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
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
Now that the Internet exists, why do we still go to meetings? Is a more general conference better or worse than a specific one? by Kerstin Nordstrom About two … 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