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Scicomm

Why scientists should read more

The amount of communicative effort to describe the fact of a ball being thrown is vanishingly low. It’s as simple as saying, “X threw the ball.” It takes a bit more effort to describe how an internal combustion engine works – especially if you’re writing for readers who have no idea how thermodynamics works. However, […]

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Life notes Op-eds Scicomm

Discussing some motivations behind a particle physics FAQ

Particle physics is in the middle of a quandary. Let’s use it to catch up on all that we’ve missed.

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Science

Slideshow: Mission Mars

The Americans had the skycrane and their seven minutes of hell. This is India’s ultimate so-near-yet-so-far moment. The Mars Orbiter mission better work out.