Alexander Von Humboldt

Photo: Mexico City Statue The indefatigable Prussian explorer Alexander Von Humboldt (1769-1859) brought South America to the salons and houses of Europe in the 19th century. He became the greatest figure in the natural sciences of his era and an inspiration for future travelers/visitors. Charles Darwin described him as “The greatest traveling scientist who ever …

Quantum Mechanics

Buzzwords 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 Breakthrough and the Unconscious …


Buzzwords Physics = the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy. The subject matter of physics, distinguished from that of chemistry and biology, includes mechanics, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of atoms. HeadlinesYour Smartphone Can Do Physics Vocabulary

Citizen Science

Buzzwords Citizen Science = Science which is undertaken with the participation of the wider community of non-scientists HeadlinesCitizen science is booming during the pandemicCitizens Help Scientists Demonstrate Value of Protected Areas in Biodiversity Hotspots Across the Globe Elsewhere on the [email protected] Embedded Tweets


Photo Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution and taxonomy HeadlinesOne of biology’s biggest mysteries ‘largely solved’ by AI Photos

Science Show

Radio National Artwork Recommended listening: The Science Show Key programs About the ShowThe Science Show provides unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms. 2021Festival reveals the beauty, wonder and potential of seaweedChildren’s book helps to discuss the environment with children – Science Show …


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 Communications Recommended Listening Defending science from …

Physics Links

Photo Links related to physics Elsewhere on the Nobel Prizeindexbohr-bio.htmlplanck-bio.html Theoretical Minimumtheoreticalminimum.comYouTube WikipediaJohn_Archibald WheelerMaxwell’s demonThere’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom


Poster Science = The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment World Science Day for Peace and Development (November 10) highlights the important role that science has in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. Embedded …