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Earth’s future is uninhabitable

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I feel like I’ve just come back from a long trip to the future, and returned, and I’m stricken. I finished reading “The Uninhabitable Earth: What climate change could wreak — sooner than you think” by David Wallace-Wells in the New York Magazine. This long-form essay on potential futures of climate change is a must-read. […]

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Sharing poetry with scientists and the public

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I had a fantastic time bringing poetry to scientists and the public during today’s Science March in Washington, D.C. Leading a poetry teach-in for those who write and those who never knew poetry could be science-themed was so fulfilling. And even though it was pouring rain, the weather brought more people into our tent, who ultimately […]

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Poets for Science

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On Saturday, I’m humbled to be a part of the March for Science in Washington, D.C. Most likely I won’t be marching, due to chronic pain, but I will be participating in another, meaningful way. Through serendipitous chance, I was invited to be a part of the poetry teach-ins that are happening during the day. […]

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Support science on #GivingTuesday

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Help keep science a priority in our society. Support the Society for Science & the Public on #GivingTuesday.   We rely on your generous support to foster the next generation of STEM. The Society offers credible, timely scientific journalism through Science News and Science News for Students. The Society provides $6 million annually in awards […]

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A woman’s place is — in the lab

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Science News for Students, the sister publication to Science News, recently highlighted the importance of women in STEM in a feature that shows the amazing females involved in the front lines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The number of women in science or engineering has increased in recent years, but not nearly enough. Women and men both study science […]

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Sharing the love of science 🔬

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At Society for Science & the Public, I’ve been telling stories every day. With an alumni base of about 50,000 people, there’s a diverse group of ages, races, genders, geographical regions, occupations, science interests, and more to represent and explore. Every day I’m sent emails with updates about an award or honor an alumna/alum has won, […]