Tips For Human Interaction

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Tips For Human Interaction

So if someone disagrees with what you're saying, then a simple explanation of the evidence should be enough to dissuade them of their wayward thoughts. Sounds great, except it never works.

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Looking at Life Through the Lens of Science

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Looking at Life Through the Lens of Science

It may seem then, at first blush, that the tools of science belong solely to science. That if you’re not a scientist then three’s no compelling reason to think like a scientist or to look at the world the same way a scientist does.

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Simple Isn't Easy

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Simple Isn't Easy

So if you ever think science isn't for you, or science is beyond what you can possibly wonder about the universe, think again. As long as you can ask very simple questions, you can think exactly like a scientist.

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Science is Facing a Brain Drain

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Science is Facing a Brain Drain

A significant fraction of the best and brightest coming into graduate programs in the physical sciences simply aren't interested in the physical sciences long-term. And those will include some of the best and brightest and most ambitious and most clever and the best humanity has to offer.

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Let's Have A Conversation About Science

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Let's Have A Conversation About Science

Some days the job of a science communicator seems downright impossible. How can we continue to grow a love for science when there's so much...well, lack of love for science? Especially when this lack of enthusiasm manifests in so many different and troubling ways.

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Meet The arXiv, One Of The Greatest Inventions Of Mankind

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Meet The arXiv, One Of The Greatest Inventions Of Mankind

What does peer review mean? Does it mean a paper is correct? No. Does it mean a paper is the final word? No. Does it mean that the scientific community has accepted the results? No. It means that one or a couple random reviewers thought the paper was interesting, new, and not obviously wrong.

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What Peer Review Actually Means

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What Peer Review Actually Means

What does peer review mean? Does it mean a paper is correct? No. Does it mean a paper is the final word? No. Does it mean that the scientific community has accepted the results? No. It means that one or a couple random reviewers thought the paper was interesting, new, and not obviously wrong.

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