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2 June 2023
Close your eyes and picture a river…go on, do it!
What did you see? Did you picture a clear, deep mountain stream? A raging river in a steep gorge? A creek with grassy banks and forest? Whatever you pictured, it probably included water.
21 April 2023
The poles make the difference in the size of certain animals. Here the colossal squid speaks about why it’s so, well, colossal!
31 March 2023
I’ve never been to Greenland or the North Pole—but one of my guilty pleasures is investigating how I’d get there if I went. This week’s #AntarcticLog is a product of this kind of woolgathering.
17 March 2023
TikTok catapulted in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic and has now come to dominate the social media landscape. With over 1 billion monthly active users, science communicators have the potential to capitalize on TikTok’s success and share their science with a broad, engaged audience.
10 March 2023
It’s on! What’s on? The Iditarod — 98 years after the history-making dog sled run, the dogs are off again, and that means it’s on.
24 February 2023
So you’ve always wanted to be an iceberg, to travel the world, bestowing fresh water and, just in general, being awesome? Here’s how:
17 February 2023
Ice, my friends, is anything but basic. It does strange and unexpected things, foiling even modelers. This week’s #AntarcticLog reviews an essential principle or two.
3 February 2023
As the sea level rises, so many of us will be seeking higher ground. This week, I feature a new podcast using that name. It sits at that intersection of so many matters of my heart — climate change, public information, kids, science identity — and, what’s more, it’s situated where I grew up.
27 January 2023
I’ve made no secret of my admiration for youth climate activists around the world. This week’s #AntarcticLog features four from Kenya and Uganda, along with quotes from their social media posts.
20 January 2023
When you think of Antarctic beasts, the tardigrade might not be the first to come to mind. But new research from the British Antarctic Survey shows that the ones in Antarctica represent a divergence hailing back to the time when the continent was cut off from the rest of the world.