The 4th Kavli Symposium on science journalism was held 19-21 February in Austin, TX. More than 50 science journalists and computer scientists gathered in Austin and discussed Fact Checking, Data Journalism, Artificial Intelligence and Technology and Truths. Keep Reading
This kind of news always is coming like a racking ball. You never can be ready for them. You know that someday you will face with them but, still, they put you in a state of shock.
The Night Sky, The Forgotten Nature: Uncovering the Impact of One Television Programme on Astronomy Communication in Iran
In 2001, two brothers known as the Saffarianpour brothers started a television programme on Iranian state television called Aseman-e-shab (The Night Sky).
For last six years, we celebrated summer (in the northern hemisphere at least) with the promise of inevitable winter and this year finally winter is here. The Game of Thrones TV show is going to come back in just a few days for its 7th season and this time the Great War in the middle of winter is ahead of us.
MARK CHANGIZI is a theoretical neurobiologist aiming to grasp the ultimate foundations underlying why we think, feel and see as we do. His research focuses on “why” questions, and he has made important discoveries such as on why we see in color, why we see illusions, why we have forward-facing eyes, why the brain is structured as it is, why animals have as many limbs and fingers as they do, why the dictionary is organized as it is, why fingers get pruney when wet, and how we acquired writing, language and music.
There has been an awakening and If you have been around during last year, it is almost impossible that you didn’t feel that.
I wrote the following article, 4 years ago for AWB (Astronomers Without Borders) and thought that maybe still interesting for someone.
We are living in the post-factual era.
We are living in a world that you can look straight to the cameras and the eyes of people and with straight faces lie to them and find no consequences.
We all are in a way or another is victims of lies.
The Martian was a hugely successful for And Weir and it was a pleasant surprise for many people who love hard sci- fi. The Martian was not just a good sci-fi it was written with great passion and you could feel that love and curiosity through the story.