I have always held the belief that science is sacrosanct, comprising of a series of proven, testable and tested facts and theories that have stood the test of time. Read the summary of an NAS colloquium to explore research that can improve the effective communication of science to lay audiences. Sense about Science has hugely influenced, helped and improved the relationship between scientists, science and the public. Kids and adults alike are invited to enjoy hands-on science activities every Saturday and Sunday from noon-4 p.m. at the Koshland Science Museum. Join Ira and the Science Friday staff, as well as celebrities and scientists, at the Intrepid Museum on Saturday, October 15.
A high-quality science education means that students will develop an in-depth understanding of content and develop key skills—communication, collaboration, inquiry, problem solving, and flexibility—that will serve them throughout their educational and professional lives.
Eldest children have IQs 2 to 3 points greater than younger siblings’, and the reason is not genetics, but the way their parents treat them, according to the study published in the latest issue of the journal Science researchers at the University of Oslo collected data from 2,40, 000 Norwegian men and found that firstborns had an average IQ of 103.2, about 2 points higher than second-born males and about 3 points higher than men born third.
Alien races from a different dimension, prophecies, betrayal, love, honor, etc made science fiction books playing with my emotions for many years now. It also pushes the bounds of what a planet is. When, or if, there is ever a consensus, he thinks the definition of planet should fall between his radical” definition and the more restrictive, dynamics-based IAU definition. That is the central concept, he said, and science has no real explanation for how that might happen.
Science Priorities for a Changing Arctic — The day after the White House hosts its first ministerial on Arctic science, the Academies will hold a public event to reflect on the discussions from the meeting. The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative has announced the recipients of 11 grants awarded to support interdisciplinary projects related to art and science, engineering, and medicine frontier collaborations. Ask for Evidence is our public campaign to help people request for themselves the evidence behind news stories, marketing claims and policies.