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Science education: the generalist vs the specialist

Well, here I am. I promised. No funny pictures and weird self-promotion campaigns. Just a blog about a topic that might interest some of us in the sciences. I was discussing the writing of an “Introduction” for a paper with … Continue reading

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A real education in astrobiology

Another summer. More exciting and educational science camps! This year my 10 year old son is again partaking in the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s “Aim for the Stars” series of summer camps, with exciting weekly topics ranging from robotics, … Continue reading

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Early exposure to skeptical thinking: navigating the chicken and egg syndrome

I live in the midwest area of the United States, where sidewalks in neighborhoods are a luxury, and you are a “nobody” if you don’t own a car. Or two. And a pickup truck—the bigger the better. Cars and driving … Continue reading

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