Category archives for geoscience

Senators blocking Obama science picks

President Obama’s picks for science advisor (John Holdren) and NOAA administrator (Jane Lubchenco) are being blocked from receiving confirmation because of the anonymous holds of one or more Senators. Mike Dunford at The Questionable Authority has been following the story for at least a week and writes today that: As I’ve already said – possibly…

Welcome Kim Hannula!

One of my favorite bloggers, with one of the best blog titles ever, has drifted on over to ScienceBlogs. Kim writes beautifully about geology and geosciences education, and occasionally about women in science. She guest blogged for us a few weeks ago, and now she’s got her own well-deserved brighter spotlight. If you are not…