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Here is the latest video from our YouTube AVoteForScience challenge. We will have a lot more videos coming in the week before the election. It is by John Dunbar, a microbiologist from New Mexico. He explains that leadership that is dedicated to fighting global warming is needed in the US and that he believes that…

We have had a fantastic response to our AVoteForScience YouTube challenge and the press has started to notice. I have done two interviews in the past 24 hours on the effort. If you are a scientist, get your videos explaining who you are voting for and why uploaded to YouTube and don’t forget to tag…

SEA is holding a Presidential forum with representatives from the Obama and McCain campaigns duking it out on energy issues. Kurt Yeager, cochair of the McCain California Energy Security Coalition will square off with Dan Kammen, Senior Advisor on Energy & Environmental Policy for Barack Obama. If you are in the Stanford area, you can…

A bunch more videos have been added to our playlist and favorites on the AVoteForScience YouTube challenge. Keep up the good work. If you are a scientist, take a moment to tell the world who you are voting for and why. We are still waiting for our first endorsement of McCain from a scientist. C’mon,…

An Overhead Projector I was recently contacted by Glen Gould, a reader who is also a relative regarding the repeated mention by Republican Candidate John McCain of the “Overhead Projector” earmark for a planetarium in Chicago. Glen, together with my sister, Bunny Laden, are very serious amateur astronomers. For instance, when Bunny and Glen bought…

A bunch more videos have been uploaded in the SEED Magazine, SEA Action Fund “A Vote For Science” YouTube challenge where we asked scientists to tell the public who they are voting for this election and why. So far we only have videos of scientists who are voting for Obama. However, a new report from…

The latest video in the Seed, SEA Action Fund, AVoteForScience YouTube challenge is by Dr. Lawrence Krauss of Arizona State University. He explains clearly that his view is partially colored by the last 8 years where science has been kicked around pretty badly and clearly spells out why he is supporting Obama rather than McCain.…

Our latest entry to the YouTube A Vote for Science challenge is by Marine Biologist Mark WestNeat. Dr Westneat is a Curator of Zoology at the Field Museum of Natural History, Director of the Biodiversity Synthesis Center, and Professor at the University of Chicago. He has provided a long list of reasons why he supports…

The Battleground States

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Our first 3 entries in our YouTube video challenge come from and extraordinary and diverse group of scientists including a prestigious computer scientist, an MD/PhD candidate in Missouri and a scientist and ScienceBlogs regular who is voting absentee from Canada. You can watch them all on the AVoteForScience YouTube Channel. Besides being scientists, they are…