When I left the theater after seeing the play, Photograph 51, there was a haunting image in my mind. I had just seen a woman of science ignored and ostracized and jilted. The lab equipment on the stage looked quaint and distant, but the relationships seemed much more familiar. My fellow audience members that night … Continue reading The ghost of Photo 51
Words matter to me because understanding matters to me. In this hilarious example, we get the contest-winning entries in a science communication contest based on Up Goer Five.
The envelope arrived a few days ago. Happy to see that my data loggers from the North Carolina State project known as Your Wild Life arrived. They are tiny metal cylinders, but powerful in their own way. For those of you who don’t know much about citizen science, I’m a volunteer helping gather data for … Continue reading Social + citizen science meets my porch