Dear Match Book: What Books Best Capture Science and Nature? – New York Times


Dear Match Book: What Books Best Capture Science and Nature?
New York Times
If you want to avoid fiction with a doomed, visionary slant, stick with historical fiction about science and nature, which can be brutal, but usually less apocalyptic. In her National Book Award-winning story collection, “Ship Fever and Other Stories ...

Smarter Approach to Teaching Science – Inside Higher Ed


Inside Higher Ed

Smarter Approach to Teaching Science
Inside Higher Ed
“The Science Education Initiative showed that it is possible for large, research-intensive science departments to make major changes in their teaching,” says Wieman, a professor of physics and education at Stanford University. “Most faculty adopted ...

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Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science? – The Guardian


The Guardian

Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science?
The Guardian
The core of Elsevier's operation is in scientific journals, the weekly or monthly publications in which scientists share their results. Despite the narrow audience, scientific publishing is a remarkably big business. With total global revenues of more ...

Museum hopes eclipse sparks interest in science – KATU


KATU

Museum hopes eclipse sparks interest in science
KATU
With its open fields in the heart of wine country, the museum decided not to turn into a campsite but instead focus on educating kids about science. They've worked over the past year and a half to get an astronaut and NASA scientists to teach lessons ...

Aura uses artificial intelligence to deliver personalized meditations – Popular Science


Popular Science

Aura uses artificial intelligence to deliver personalized meditations
Popular Science
Thankfully, technology and science are teaming up to fix this growing issue with a whole slew of meditation and relaxation based tools. One example that's currently sweeping the industry is Aura, an app that helps you reach inner calmness through short ...