Science Show

Radio National Artwork Recommended listening and appointment radio: Australia’s ABC Radio National’s The Science Show – abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow – Saturday 12pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time, Friday 5pm Pacific. Key Linksabc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshowpast programs Official SpinThe Science Show provides unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms. 2022Celebrating 200 …

#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 …

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? …

Stratigraphy

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Stratigraphy = the branch of geology concerned with the order and relative position of strata and their relationship to the geological time scale. Elsewhere on the Webstratigraphy.org IUGS – @theIUGS Subcommissions of ICS Geobiodiversity Database – formal database of ICS, which aims to produce comprehensive and authoritative web-based stratigraphic information service …

Physics

Lingo Cards 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 Planeta.com

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Logo The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is Australia’s federal government agency for scientific research. Its chief role is to improve the economic and social performance of industry, for the benefit of the community. CSIRO works with leading institutions around the world and CSIRO Publishing issues journals with the latest research by leading …

Alexander Von Humboldt

Photo: Ron Mader, 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 …

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 …