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March 30, 2016

The STEM Women of #365scienceselfies [Women’s History Month]

View the life of a scientist, one selfie at a time, through this year’s #365scienceselfies project. Share what you see, and inspire the next generation of scientists to see a unique view into the lives of women and men in STEM.


July 10, 2014

Promoting our Discipline with Geology Selfies – from Mauna Loa to Mars

We like posting photos online, especially if we have a happy moment to share.  A recent study shows that photo posts on Twitter and Instagram are four times more likely to convey positive sentiment compared with text-only tweets (see The Wall Street Journal article by Wells, 2014).  And what could make us more happy than taking photos of ourselves and immediately sharing what we are up to? Welcome to the …


December 30, 2013

“Science” is the word of the year (2013)

Merriam Webster says “science” looked up 176% more in 2013 than 2012. Turns out it’s relevant. — NRDC Science (@NRDCscience) December 3, 2013 NOTE: Link in the above tweet is no longer valid. This link will take you to the article in SF Gate. The dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster determined that “science” is the word of the year for 2013, beating out other contenders such as “communication,” “ethic,” and “integrity” …