A Contest!

The website 3 quarks daily is having a contest for best blog post of the past year! The only rules? It must have been written since May 24, 2008. Check out the full contest rules here. You’re here at scienceblogs, and you’ve got a chance to help pick the winner!

The best science blog post of the year contest is underway, and they will be accepting nominations by simply doing the following:

The nominating process is hereby declared open. Please nominate your favorite blog entry in the field of the natural and social sciences by placing the URL for the blogpost (the permalink) in the comments section of this post. You may also add a brief comment describing the entry and saying why you think it should win.

There are many great posts out there, on my site and on others, but I am not above making a few suggestions, depending on what you’re interested in. In fact, over the last two months, I may recommend to you the following:

If you’d like to take a look at my old site, those posts are eligible too. I’d love to know which posts were your favorites, and I’ll try to post more like it! And, of course, if you have any suggestions as to what would make a fantastic blog post, I am always looking for exciting new topics, too. Thanks for being a part of this great site!


  1. #1 DataJack
    May 29, 2009

    I nominated you for the post(s) on the WFPC2. It was one of my favorite reads ever. btw, your link above is to the 5th post in the series, not the first.

  2. #2 Ethan Siegel
    May 29, 2009

    Thanks DataJack! You aren’t the first person to nominate those posts, but I thank you for your consideration!

  3. #3 Szkoly Policealne
    February 27, 2011


    Where is the page with the contest on your blog? How successful was it?
    I set up a contest on my main blog but the main issue was to answer one question, and the prize was high.
    The interesting observation was…that more people came over when the prize was lower


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