Today’s Guest Post is from Dena Roth about NECSS 2013 and the importance of safe spaces for underrepresented groups within the skeptic/secular community. It’s important to have empathy for another’s experience, especially when you don’t regularly experience being the “other” in the room (with regards to age, gender, color, etc.) and equally important to give them the space so that they feel like their needs are being addressed. […]
I tweeted a link to A Manifesto for Community Colleges, Lifelong Learning, and Autodidacts and include the lede As some are raised a Catholic or an atheist or a vegetarian, I was raised an academic. I was later bemused by the number of RTs and I started to think about why. I think it was [...]
NASA won't be printing out pizzas on Mars anytime soon, but the space agency is paying out $125,000 to study the use of 3-D printing technology for food preparation in space.
"We will be building the components for a prototype" over the grant's six-month period, David Irwin, prin …
You bet I do!
I know that feeling. How can you pick a favorite branch of science? WHY would you pick a favorite?
Well, I don’t have much first-hand knowledge about the inner workings of the 13-year-old mind (some things are beyond even science), but did you guys know I have a list of science book recommendations on my blog? I’ve recently updated it! Check ‘em out here.
It’s impossible to create a comprehensive list, but you can always tweet me or email me (itsokaytobesmart at gmail) if