Tag Archives: Communicating science

Carnivalia — 4/13 – 4/19

The past week’s crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals: An Inordinate Fondness #15 The 116th Four Stone Hearth Friday Ark #335 Giant’s Shoulders #34: The Existentialist Edition Grand Rounds Vol. 7, #30: Patient-Centered Care A few of my favourite wings … Continue reading

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Radiation doses, in perspective

Courtesy of Randal Munroe (of xkcd fame), there’s now a comparison chart of radiation doses to help you put the Japanese reactor troubles in perspective (click on the image to get to the full-size image on the xkcd site)

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Carnivalia — 2/16 – 2/22

The past week’s crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals, all lined up for your reading pleasure…

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Carnivalia — 10/27 – 11/09

Well, if there’s any silver lining to SOS’s recent server problems, it’s that you get a double-dose of science-related blog carnivals this week: Accretionary Wedge #28: Halloweeny DeskCrops Carnival of the Blue #42: Chilean Edition Carnival of Mathematics — number … Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 10/13 – 10/19

The past week’s crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals…

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Carnivalia — 8/11 – 8/17

The past week’s science-related blog carnivals…

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Carnivalia — 7/28 – 8/03

The past week’s bounty crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals awaits you..

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Carnivalia — 6/30 – 7/13

The past fortnight’s crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals…

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Casual Friday — If it was my home

Unless you’ve been living in a cave lately, you’re well aware that a nearly out-of-control leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. Trying to get a handle on just how big / bad the spill is?

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Carnivalia — 5/05 – 5/11

After last week’s flurry of blog carnivals, we go back to a calmer flow this week (still plenty of good reading material, though!)…

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