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Pops always said ‘Get that beauty sleep’
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The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing their hands in a wet t-shirt filled with jello.
Disturbing. #ActOnClimate. Vote.
This image was obtained with the wide-field view of the Mosaic camera on the Mayall 4-meter telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory.
Hartl-Dengel-Weinberger 3 (HDW 3) is a large, ancient planetary nebula. Its distinctive braided shape is the result of the planetary nebula colliding with the interstellar gas around it as the nebula moves through the galaxy.
The star that produced the planetary nebula is the faint bluish one just below and to the right of the bright star near the center of the image.The image was generated with observations in Hydrogen alpha (red) and Sulphur [S II] (blue) filters. In this image, North is up, East is to the left.
Commemoration to the fallen Trayvon Martin
"How does it feel to be a problem?" - W.E.B. DuBios
Bethlehem, Palestine. April, 2014.
via Amira (palestiniennepriestess)
when privileged groups want rights, safety, and respect, it’s called “basic human decency”
when oppressed groups want rights, safety, and respect, it’s called “social justice”
PETA Offers To Help Pay Water Bills For Struggling Detroit Residents — But Only If They Go Vegan -
I really hate PETA.
Are unaccompanied minors fleeing violence, or just poverty, in Central America? -
Over at “Border Fact Check,” my Intern Lesley Wellener slaps back claims, from people like Rep. Steve Pearce (R-New Mexico), that most Central American children aren’t threatened, but are instead coming here for economic reasons.
uuuh how about both?….they kind coexist ya know? smh
#ThrowbackThursday: It’s been exactly 5 years since the federal minimum wage went up. Meanwhile, the cost of housing, food, and everyday products has gone up.
Here’s one thing that could help turn that around: http://bit.ly/1rChdiz http://ift.tt/1tGGAhc
U. Miami postdoc wants to bring science to the masses -
Robert Seigel is more interested in fixing what he calls the “disconnect” between science and society than diagnosing it. His first big push has been creating a website called Publiscize. It’s a platform that helps scientists break down and promote their published research for a lay audience – either readers on their own or college and university communications department staffers who might not otherwise be aware of the work taking place on their campuses.
“I didn’t feel quite satisfied as a scientist with how disconnected I was with the rest of the world,” said Seigel. “So I started working on this about seven or eight months ago, formulating my thoughts and getting everything together. We recently launched and we’re really starting to move this along.”
Publiscize has an intuitive interface that allows users to create accounts either as scientists, organizations, or “enthusiasts” with access to daily email alerts about new content. Seigel verifies the identities of scientists based on their published research before approving them to post content. To post a “scinopsis,” or scientific synopsis of their peer-reviewed research (accepted or published only – Seigel says he’s not interested in the journal business), scientists fill out a form designed to make work accessible. They start with a title and 300-character summary or “lede” before moving on to a short synopsis.
Several principles guide scientists through the process: write in terms that anyone in your family can understand, think carefully about first- versus third-person narration (one brings the reader in; the other smacks of objectivity), and put the bottom line up front. An accompanying graphic from a 2011 Physics Today article by Richard Somerville and Susan Hassol about communicating climate change acknowledges that this process is different from the way academics usually write. Instead of declaring their main point in the opening paragraphs, they say, academics tend to write in a more linear manner, starting with background.
(Source: abbyjean, via wretchedoftheearth)
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