Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)

Buzzwords Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a nucleic acid containing the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms Recommended ListeningDNA Barcodes – EarthskyJUNK DNA DNA and TeethAncient DNA extraction from bones and teethDNA used to identify ancient plagues CelebrationsApril 25 DNA Day [email protected] CRISPRhttps://crisprcon.orghttps://www.wired.com/story/what-is-crispr-gene-editing/https://theconversation.com/human-embryo-crispr-advances-science-but-lets-focus-on-ethics-not-world-firsts-81956http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-gene-editing-humans-policy-20170804-story.html Headlineshttp://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-dna-genealogy-privacy-20181012-story.htmlhttps://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/07/dna-test-misattributed-paternity/562928https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-15/deleting-your-online-dna-data-is-brutally-difficult BuzzwordsAutosomes – Cromosones – DNA …

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. Headlineshttps://www.technologyreview.com/s/613092/a-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 …

Science Show

Radio National Artwork Recommended listening: The Science Show Key Links abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow past programs About the Show The Science Show provides unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms. 2020 Cosmic bursts unveil universe’s missing matter The formula Planeta.com ABC Radio National (Australia) Australia Radio #SciComm …

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 …

#SciComm

Hashtags #scicomm = Science Communication Hashtag: #scicomm Headlines https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24032052-900-time-to-break-academic-publishings-stranglehold-on-research https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/the-scientific-paper-is-obsolete/556676/ Recommended Listening  Defending science from denial, fraud and pseudoscience – What happened when a philosopher of science goes to a flat earth conference. https://twitter.com/[email protected] Embedded Tweets It's alive!! Come participate in our community for scientists, artists, storytellers and more. https://t.co/cL3QXmacPF#sciart #scicomm #science #art pic.twitter.com/ik2vpz3c4m — Dr. Paige …

Black Hole

Photo: Event Horizon Telescope, Black hole at the center of Messier 87 Black Hole = a region of space having a gravitational field so intense that no matter or radiation can escape 2019: The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) @ehtelescope has released a photo of the event horizon of a black hole at the heart of …

Physics Links

Photo Links related to physics Elsewhere on the Web physics.stackexchange.com Nobel Prize index bohr-bio.html planck-bio.html Theoretical Minimum theoreticalminimum.com YouTube Wikipedia John_Archibald Wheeler Maxwell’s demon Planeta.com Physics Science #SciComm

Science

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 …

Science Under Siege at the Department of the Interior (2018)

Cover Reading this week: Science Under Siege at the Department of the Interior https://www.ucsusa.org/sites/default/files/attach/2018/12/science-under-siege-at-department-of-interior-full-report.pdf Press Release WASHINGTON (December 4, 2018)—Scientific studies canceled. A chilling effect on discussion of climate change.  Thousands of acres of public lands opened to polluting industries. It all happened on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s watch. The damage Zinke has inflicted could …