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    What Kepler’s Discovery Means for Us

Dec
22
2015

Best Kid-Explained Physics Concepts

Science isn’t just for scientists - it’s for everyone, including kids. Sometimes those kids use science to create solutions scientists would never expect, like this 9-year-old girl who wants to keep astronauts healthy by creating a dinosaur treadmill game. They often explain it simply, too.  These are some of the best explanations of physics concepts by kids that we’ve found on the web. NOTE: Due to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), it is Read more...

Nov
2
2015

7 Pioneers of Science Communication

Science is a tricky thing to explain to the general public. The concepts get bogged down in technical details and theory, and the takeaways are difficult to summarize in bite-sized nuggets -- meaning, it’s hard to make non-scientists care about science because it’s almost un-tweetable. Thankfully, there are science communicators out there who are making it work. The most famous was Carl Sagan, an enormously influential science advocate. In honor of his birthday on November 9, we Read more...

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Chair of the Education and Public Outreach Committee, LIGO and Associate Professor of Physics, Columbia University
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    The Top 5 Physics Podcasts

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    Top 7 Geek Holidays You Should be Celebrating

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    9 Best Female Scientists You Should Know

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