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Superheroes might save the world, but they’d totally wreck the environment

Miles Traer and two colleagues have calculated the carbon footprint for nine heroes from the comic book canon — and realized that Earth might be better off if they stopped trying to save it. 179 more words

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Want a new job? Then devote 30 minutes a day.

Career transition is a process and not a switch. The process takes an average of two years, mathematically and anecdotally. Why so long? That is because ya need time to research your new dream job, figure out what you are lacking, develop the necessary new skill sets, and start hunting until you get it. 1,138 more words


E.P.A. Officials, Disheartened by Agency’s Direction, Are Leaving in Droves

I think the biggest impact of the Trump administrations attack on science, is that scientists don’t feel welcome anymore.

Which will have PROFOUND effects on our economic growth and how we are perceived as a world leader. 66 more words

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Sundays at the Altar of Science

I hate the title of this article. I really do. Science is not a religion, as it does not necessitate a leap of faith, and is based in empirical evidence. 29 more words

Science Communication

Surviving the pre-tenure years

Following up from yesterday’s post, here’s another When I Grow Up about surviving professorship. This week Joel McGlothlin talks about advice for new professors, and the pre-tenure stresses. 2,175 more words

Science Careers

The Mars Conundrum: How do we explore the Red Planet without contaminating it?

“The search for life on Mars is paired with plenty of strong warnings about how we must sterilize our spacecraft to avoid contaminating our neighbor planet. 111 more words

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CV and Resume

What is the difference between a CV and a resume?

CV = Literally, your professional life story

Resume = One-page highlight of your best qualities that are relevant to the job you are applying… 482 more words