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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"Knowing and understanding are different. On the road to deeper learning, you sometimes find that..."
“Knowing and understanding are different. On the road to deeper learning, you sometimes find that you’ve gained knowledge while losing understanding. The nature of unlearning reshapes the “learning curve” and our expectations of how knowledge and understanding grow over time. […] The inability to connect a new piece of information with the world as we already know it–this is a classic problem of the unlearning that is required for deeper learning. Deep […]
New Hor-Eyes-On PlutoNASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, after a journey of more than nine years, will make its closest fly-by of the mysterious dwarf planet Pluto early this summer. Just about 100 days to go! Today, NASA released this new movie of Pluto and its moon Charon stitched together from telescope images captured by the New Horizons craft. It shows what could be a bright polar cap (which would likely be nitrogen ice) and some significant color variation on its surface indicating […]
““The day I learned I knew nothing, was the day I learned everything.“” - Somebody, probably
zenpencils: ISAAC ASIMOV ‘A lifetime of learning’ Happy Monday! Learn something today… there’s only this one universe and only this one lifetime to try to grasp it.
This Hubble tribute from MelodySheep gave me ALL THE SPACE FEELS.Window on the Universe - Hubble Anniversary TributeMore MelodySheep on OKTBS here.
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