The March for Science: A CSN Photo Album
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The March for Science: A CSN Photo Album

Two weeks ago (on the 47th annual Earth Day), about 150,000 people across 600 cities around the world gathered together for the March for Science. Our last blog post included a list of interesting pre-march readings, and you can check out more thoughtful reports and analyses from afterward at the bottom of this post. In the meantime, here’s a gallery of … Continue reading

Book Review: The War on Science
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Book Review: The War on Science

This Saturday, many scientists and supporters of science will attend the March for Science in Washington D.C. or at marches in their local area. To understand why scientists across the globe are taking to the streets, let’s play a guessing game. I’ll describe a political issue centered around the widespread use of a controversial scientific topic … Continue reading

Podcast Ep 15. The Art of Beehives, Foam, & Bubbles: An Interview with Peter Krsko
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Podcast Ep 15. The Art of Beehives, Foam, & Bubbles: An Interview with Peter Krsko

Artist Peter Krsko uses his background in physics and materials science to study and communicate about nature. He is described as a “bioinspired artist whose approach combines science and art, participatory, interactive and community arts, and play with hands-on education.” On this episode of the podcast, we interview Dr. Krsko about art, science, community building, … Continue reading

What is the “Matilda Effect,” and How Can We Improve Recognition of Women Scientists?
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What is the “Matilda Effect,” and How Can We Improve Recognition of Women Scientists?

As a woman in science who has experienced significant success along with a few obvious gender-specific barriers during my career, I try hard not to view my professional world through the lens of gender bias. However, in honor of International Women’s Day today and Equal Pay Day approaching, it seems timely to write about an important issue … Continue reading