It's Okay To Be Smart
There’s a lot of science out there. I’m Joe, let me be your guide to the creative side of discovery, big science news, wondrous science visuals, analysis-izations and all the otherwise cool science-y things out there, with all the woo and BS filtered out.“Everyone’s favorite Feynman of the Tumblr era” - Maria Popova One of Time Magazine’s 30 Must-See Tumblrs - 2012 Featured in The Best Science Writing Online - 2012
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Today I got stickfigurized by Ever Salazar, who draws for the awesome YouTube channel MinuteEarth. Today is a glorious day. #mammothsinspace
sagansense: scinote: Coming soon: SciNote.org, launched by entrop-e, shychemist, and geogallery, is Tumblr’s project for promoting science education around the world. At SciNote, we believe that science shouldn’t just be reading about the ideas of people with PhDs and Nobel Prizes. We believe that science is an active process of asking questions and finding answers. That’s why we, at SciNote, want to hear from you. We want to ponder the interesting questions you pose […]
Science is “a practice, an artform still budding in its years.” Another great response to my “All Call Challenge” in partnership with Call Me Ishmael, where book-lovers everywhere are calling in to share stories of a book that changed their view of the natural world. This one features Bill Bryson’s A Short History of Nearly Everything, which I must agree is at or near the top of my you-must-definitely-read-this list for any curious reader or fan of […]
"There was a smell of Time in the air tonight. He smiled and turned the fancy in his mind. There was..."
“"There was a smell of Time in the air tonight. He smiled and turned the fancy in his mind. There was a thought. What did Time smell like? Like dust and clocks and people. And if you wondered what Time sounded like it sounded like water running in a dark cave and voices crying and dirt dropping down upon hollow box lids, and rain. And, going further, what did Time look like? Time looked like snow dropping silently into a black room or it looked like a silent film in an ancient theater, […]
Whew. I’ve been filming videos for It’s Okay To Be Smart all day today, and I’m...
Whew. I’ve been filming videos for It’s Okay To Be Smart all day today, and I’m tired, so my look at episode 3 of Frankenstein MD (“Anesthetics and Paralytics”) will have to wait until tomorrow! It’s the first time we get to meet Eli and Rory, who are adorbz. Being friends with Victoria seems like a really dangerous prospect.
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