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Originally posted by Janet Stemwedel On March 26, 2009, at 11:58 AM What is it like to be a woman scientist? In a society where being a woman is somehow a distinct experience from being an ordinary human being, the answer to this question can be complicated. And, in a time and place where being…

Originally posted by Mike Dunford On March 6, 2009, at 8:24 AM A few weeks ago, I read, enjoyed, and reviewed Phil Plait’s Death From the Skies. After I caught my daughter looking at the book a couple of times, I managed to bribe convince her to write a review of the book. The result…

Originally posted by Mike Dunford On February 18, 2009, at 2:01 PM “Children are our hope for the future.” THERE IS NO HOPE FOR THE FUTURE, said Death. “What does it contain, then?” ME. “Besides you, I mean!” Death gave him a puzzled look. I’M SORRY? —Terry Pratchett, Sourcery Bad Astronomy Blogger Phil Plait has…