Not much of a post today. I just wanted to share two videos I found recently that highlight the ways in which a couple of scientists tailor their explanations of high-level topics to the needs of their audience – a skill that is fundamental for effective scientific communication. Enjoy! Continue reading Scientific Communication: In The Eye Of The Beholder
Look at it. Just look at it. We’ll get to this in a little bit. Global climate change (more specifically called global warming). Words so often uttered that, to the lay-person, they have almost lost their meaning. It’s unfortunate that words of such importance should fall victim to semantic satiation in a time wherein important decisions are being made (in an almost… executive fashion you … Continue reading Climate change, the Keeling Curve, and why you need to be your own scientist.