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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Thanks for running this blog, it makes me so certain I've chosen the right life path in becoming a scientist.
No, thank YOU! The wonderful thing about becoming a scientist is that you don’t have to become a scientist to become a scientist.
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Bill Nye’s Own Take on the Nye-Ham Creationism Debate: Read Bill’s full account here. Perhaps there was no winner, as this was not a scored debate. Nevertheless by all, or a strong majority of, accounts, I bested him. The fundamental idea that I hope all of us embrace is, simply put, performance counts as much or more than the specifics of the arguments in a situation like this. I admit that, for me at least, it took tremendous concentration. I was and am respectful of Ken […]
Dust (the zodiacal light) pointing at dust (the Milky Way band) One is the remnants of our solar system’s birth, and the other holds the seeds for solar systems dead and yet to come. Some more dusty goodness to go along with this week’s dusty episode of IOTBS on YouTube. Photo by the superbly talented Cory Schmitz (Flickr, used with permission)
Dust is pretty amazing stuff. Check out more dusty science in this week’s It’s Okay To Be Smart: (Apologies for not including dusts of the pixie, angel, and bowl varieties in the video)
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