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A letter to Carl Sagan

Dear Carl,

We never met and we never will, but I wanted to let you know how much you inspire me.

Your writing is amazing. It’s both analytical and awesome; beautiful and rigorous. 360 more words


Distilling Your Message: A Workshop with Alan Alda

Earlier this month, the Mass General Research Institute organized a day-long workshop hosted by the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. Participating Mass General researchers learned how to succinctly and vividly speak about their work in terms lay persons can understand. 111 more words

Massachusetts General Hospital


Hi there! Welcome to sci-tastic!

I’m Kelly and a recent PhD graduate from Purdue University. I received my degree in chemistry and am interested in communicating not only my own science, but new science being published, to the general public.   74 more words


Puerto Ricans discover their roots

Expensive imported produce and an escalating economic crisis are driving Puerto Ricans to farming

By Mariah Quintanilla and Holly Kane

Originally published on LatinAmericanScience.org 

Angel Gonzalez meandered up the vine-covered hill and looked out over Puerto Rico’s El Yunque National Forest. 1,866 more words

Science Writing

Eating ice

Do you like to eat ice?

Do you feel like you need to eat ice?

Enough to wolf down a tray of ice every day for at least two months? 476 more words

Science Communication