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14 August 2018

“Eggos rock…Iggy Azalea rocks…IG-KNEE-US rocks?”- In Celebration of International Youth Day

This post was originally posted on our From the Prow blog here.  By Claudia Corona When you’ve been a student for longer than you’ve been able to tie your shoes, and when you’ve been uttering words that would be considered a gem on a Scrabble board for at least a quarter of your life, you gain special powers of scientific enunciation which should be used for good. Such thoughts dawned on me …

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30 July 2018

The Message Behind Science

By Sriparna Saha “You are so creative.” I cease to remember the number of times this label has been attached to me. I’ve always had an innate passion towards art but when the time came to choose a profession, I chose to pursue science. Some people m ight argue that science and creativity are disparate entities, but I believe that science is rooted in creativity and runs on imagination. Creativity in science …

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14 June 2018

Up-Goer 5 at #AGU18 – submit your abstract early!

By Shane M Hanlon One of our favorite parts of our annual meeting is the Up-Goer 5 session that we host. Every year, scientists explain their research using the 1000 (ten-hundred) most common words in the English language. The results are fun, silly, heartfelt, surprising, and overall a great time. We’re doing it again this year and we want YOU to submit an abstract. Here’s the session: ED055: The Up-Goer …

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29 May 2018

Webinars for scicomm: Consider me a convert

I thought webinars were basically lectures online, and don’t get me wrong, they can be. But I quickly realized that they can also be, and are, a great tool to share content and engage with audiences who normally wouldn’t be able to participate in person.

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13 March 2018

WATCH: Up-Goer 5 at AGU17!

Every year, scientists explain their research using the 1000 (ten-hundred) most common words in the English language. The results are fun, silly, heartfelt, surprising, and overall a great time.

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28 February 2018

Narwhals, polar bears, science, oh my!

Our next episode of Third Pod from the Sun is out TODAY!

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26 February 2018

True, personal science stories at AGU17

At AGU17, we took a break from the lectures and posters for an evening of inspiring stories about how science affects all of us in our everyday lives.

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15 February 2018

Drawn to Geoscience: Narwhals!!!

Narwhals, narwhals, swimming in the ocean…

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12 February 2018

Third Pod from the Sun is back!

Our podcast is back and this time we’re talking about performing science at the edge of glaciers!

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5 February 2018

Science doesn’t speak for itself. The IPCC agrees.

By Shane M Hanlon Our job in Sharing Science is to help scientists communicate more effectively. Turns out that we’re not the only ones who understand the value of this endeavor. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recognizes that “…climate change doesn’t communicate itself.” So, they’ve released a pretty great guide. Of note, they touch on six main principles: Be a confident communicator Talk about the real world, not abstract …

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