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Holy Red Dwarf! Media flock to Earth sized planet in the Goldilocks zone.
  A long trapping expedition through our galactic neighborhood just snared one of its prime quarry: a planet about the size of the Earth in a stable and regular orbit at a distance from its star that makes liquid water plausible on its surface. That means just right, and thus smack in the Goldilocks zone. World...

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Posts since 17 Apr, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Nature Commentary Highlights Difference Between Science Journalists and Science Communicators
Former BBC science editor Susan Watts made some thought-provoking points a Nature piece headlined, Society Needs More than Wonder to Respect Science.
The piece starts with an observation that television stations, at least in Britain, are using scientists for “expert” commentary on science stories, whether...

Yale e360: Days late for the news cycle, best yet on what IPCC's third report means
    We're on our way to a greener Earth, day by day and year by year, oh boy. At least, that is how I read this post's prime selection.  Many of those who are paying close to attention to climate change these days are getting more and more worried. For those nearing despair, along comes a...

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Posts since 15 Apr, 2014 - 4:00 pm

2014 Non-Fiction Pulitzer Goes to Science Journalist
Science books by scientists often win the Pulitzer for non-fiction, but this year’s winner, Tom’s River, is a work of science journalism, and showcases just how much a great journalist can accomplish. The book details a long, complicated investigation into what appeared to be an unusual “cluster...

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