#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 …

Quantum Mechanics

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Quantum Mechanics = the branch of mechanics that deals with the mathematical description of the motion and interaction of subatomic particles, incorporating the concepts of quantization of energy, wave-particle duality, the uncertainty principle, and the correspondence principle. Headlinesa-quantum-experiment-suggests-theres-no-such-thing-as-objective-realityA Flash of Illumination on the Greyhound Bus: Physicist Freeman Dyson on Creative …

Ultima Thule

Buzzwords Ultima Thule = a distant unknown region; the extreme limit of travel and discovery. Renamed Arokoth Wikipedia: (486958) 2014 MU69, previously designated PT1 and 1110113Y, and nicknamed Ultima Thule (Pronounced: Tool-ee) by the New Horizons team, is a trans-Neptunian object from the Kuiper belt located in the outermost regions of the Solar System. It …

South Australian Natural Resource Management Science Conference #SANRM18

Poster The South Australian Natural Resource Management Science Conference takes place this week at the University of Adelaide. Motto: Science for policy in a changing world. Hashtag: #SANRM18 Organized by the NRM Research and Innovation Network, the conference is a chance to showcase the NRM science underpinning environmental decision making, policy and management in South …

Superposition

Lingo Cards Quantum superposition is a fundamental principle of quantum mechanics. It states that, much like waves in classical physics, any two (or more) quantum states can be added together (“superposed”) and the result will be another valid quantum state; and conversely, that every quantum state can be represented as a sum of two or …

Wave Particle Duality

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Wave–particle duality is the concept in quantum mechanics that every particle or quantic entity may be partly described in terms not only of particles, but also of waves. WikipediaWave–particle duality Planeta.com

Biodiversity on the Social Web – Live Web Tours This Week 2017

Poster: BioDiversity Day 2017 For the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica)  Planeta.com hosts live, interactive web tours this week. Join us Tuesday at 10am Vegas, 12pm Oaxaca, 1pm Montreal, 6pm London, 3am Brisbane. Videos http://youtu.be/e2sHFqJAwo0 The objective of this exercise is to highlight and comment individuals and institutions at …