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14 December 2016
So, who’s on Mars?
Recreating adorable life on Earth and elsewhere.
13 December 2016
By Miles Traer Stanford University postdoc Miles Traer, once again, is cartooning from the AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco. Follow him on Twitter @Geo_Miles
If Shakespeare had written on the “Death of Darkness” and anthropocene light pollution.
The Stages of Dealing…with the Anthropocene
8 December 2016
I’ve had to back out of attending the Fall Meeting this year, but I didn’t want to abandon my yearly Social Media roundup even though I won’t be joining in. It’s been great over the years to watch the social media and science communication activities balloon from a couple of sessions and a meetup or two to scads of activities.
30 November 2016
Wildfires can perpetuate mercury contamination by releasing it from soil and plants and spreading it through smoke and ash. It doesn’t take much heat to convert mercury to a gas.
28 November 2016
How do you get middle school students excited about science? Show them through videos!
21 November 2016
Learn how climate scientist Dr. Hayhoe expands her passion for communication and advocates about the reality of global warming through a YouTube video series, Global Weirding.
17 November 2016
By Shane M Hanlon We in the Sharing Science program often get questions about opportunities about how to be a scientist in a non-traditional capacity, mainly how to transition (or flirt with transitioning) out of academia and into science communication or policy roles. I wrote about some opportunities previously as I, and many members of the Sharing Science staff, have personal experience in this. However, I wanted to highlight two …
16 November 2016
Our own JoAnna Wendel describes the process through which she drew a cartoon based on a research paper about volcanoes.
3 November 2016
Planning your AGU16 schedule? Be sure to check out the Sharing Science Room for all the science communication, policy, and outreach events!
28 October 2016
Ever wanted some quick tips and tools on sharing your research with the media. Start here!
17 October 2016
A hand list of science-y words, and ways to avoid them.
7 October 2016
Ever wonder how to make Wikipedia a more reliable source for scientific information? We’re part of a group doing just that.
26 September 2016
Want to open a Twitter account but are hesitant about everyone seeing your every tweet? Here are some tips to shape your public profile.
19 September 2016
Sense About Science is helping journalists learn about statistics to better convey relevance and importance to the general public.
12 September 2016
Abstracts summarize your manuscript – wouldn’t it be nice if anyone could understand them?
7 September 2016
This is a guest post by graduate student Taylor Borgfeldt as part of our ongoing series of posts where we ask students to share their experiences in science communication. In Texas, relatively small earthquakes have caused structural damages to houses, partly due to such a shallow earthquake source. The public who experiences the seismic events or live in large metropolitan areas can have strong reactions to the shaking or possibility of an event …