Periodic Table

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Periodic Table = a table of the chemical elements arranged in order of atomic number The elements are placed according to their atomic number, the arrangement of each atom’s electrons and recurring chemical properties. International Yeariypt2019.org Recommended ListeningTales from the periodic tableElemental PodcastHappy 150th birthday to the Periodic Table – …

#SciComm, aka Science Communication

Hashtags #scicomm = Science Communication Hashtag: #scicomm Questions What are recommended accounts to follow on the social web exemplifying the best about science communication? = ¿Cuáles son las cuentas recomendadas a seguir en la web social que ejemplifican lo mejor sobre la comunicación científica? HeadlinesHugh Possingham: On Failure and Fun in Science CommunicationsTime to break academic publishing’s …

Light

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Light alters its color according to the chemical composition of the matter that emits, reflects or absorbs it Elsewhere on the Weblight2015.org May 16 International Day of [email protected] Recommended ListeningJames Clerk Maxwell – poet, mathematician and the father of light – Maxwell proposed his theory of electromagnetism. It allows us …

‪What is the quality of our data?‬

Roofdog (Some rights reserved) ‪What is the quality of our data?‬ Also, do we have access? Translating: What is the quality of our data?‬Spanish: Cual es la calidad de nuestros datos?French: Quelle est la qualité de nos données ?Swedish: Vad är kvaliteten på våra data? COVID19COVID19 Tracking announced the launch of a new state grading …

Indigenous Astronomy

Photo: NASA Goddard, Fireworks (Some rights reserved) Indigenous Astronomy = HeadlinesNational Parks Are Embracing Indigenous AstronomyMaramataka: Māori lunar calendar to be taught at Nasa Recommended ListeningSky Country: Knowledge from the world’s first astronomers Elsewhereingeniumcanada.org Native SkywatchersNative Skywatchers – nativeskywatchers.com – is located on the traditional and treaty land of the Dakota people, who along with …

Citizen Science Month

Poster (Used with permission) Engage with biodiversity, science, the universe – April is Citizen Science Month. = Comprométase con la biodiversidad, la ciencia, el universo: abril es el mes de la ciencia ciudadana. Hashtag: #CitSciMonth Among the events we pay attention: City Nature Challenge using the iNaturalist and Seek apps. Key Linksscistarter.org/[email protected] Elsewhere on the …

Astronomy

Photo: Grand Canyon NP, Star Party (Some rights reserved) Astronomy = the branch of science that deals with celestial objects, space, and the physical universe as a whole HeadlinesSKA precursor telescope MeerKAT inaugurated in South AfricaEvery point is a galaxy – ESA Planeta.com

Citizen Science

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Citizen Science = Science undertaken with the participation of the wider community of non-scientists (Ciencia ciudadana = Ciencia realizada con la participación de la comunidad más amplia de no científicos) Hashtag: #CitizenScience CelebrationsApril is Citizen Science month Questions = Preguntas What are lively examples of citizen science in practice this year? …

Open Science

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Open science = Movement to make scientific research, data and dissemination accessible to all levels of an inquiring society, amateur and professional HeadlinesSome facts on Sci-Hub that Wikipedia gets wrongYou Pay to Read Research You Fund. That’s Ludicrous – WiredAn easy way to get your photos into WikimediaTop scientific publisher chooses …