Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

The Secret(?) Lives of Science Profs

I’ve been toiling all week over a post about what science professors actually do and where our salary comes from… when what do I see on the New York Times site? An article that pretty much fits the bill. In a post on the NYT “Wild Side” blog, guest columnist Steve Quake writes about how [...]

Hooray, Science!

After Obama’s inaugural, the opinions fly about the “rightful place” of science in US society. A few interesting ones: New York Times: Essay – Elevating Science, Elevating Democracy Uncertain Principles: Science is What Makes Us Human Scienceblogs: Rightful Place Project Nanoscale Views: “Science” and Inaugural Addresses I’m sure there are others… point me to ‘em [...]