Book ClubScience

The Feel Good Bar and Grill A Book About Robots You Can Color

You guys! I made my first book! It’s called The Feel Good Bar and Grill and you can color it if you want! From my Book Baby page: The Feel …

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It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Investing in Women, Corporate Cosplay, the 12 Days of Parenthood, and more!

Sunday Funny: Too happy (via PHD Comics) Teen Skepchick Investing in Women for Women’s Day It’s in everyone’s interest to invest in women. What is it? Stellar Classification According to …

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FeaturedScience

Pluto’s Apparent Planethood

New stories about the former planet Pluto popped up in my news feed again this week. It has now been over a decade since the definition of what qualifies as a planet was voted over, but this is still a controversial issue to many. I too got a special place in my heart for Pluto, but should what astronomers classify it matter to me?

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It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Stars on a Page, Bathrooms for Everybody, Shiny New Exoplanets and more!

Sunday Funny: Pro and con. (via PHD Comics) Teen Skepchick What Is It? Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram Mindy teaches you how to read a plot. It’s more interesting than it sounds. Mad …

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It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Peculiar Galaxies, Design Fails, Political Art, and more!

Sunday Funny: A gift from God. (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) Teen Skepchick Hello Teen Skepchick! Meet Alex, one of Teen Skepchick’s new contributors! What Is That? Hoag-Type Galaxies Hoag-type …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! #safetyfirst, 350,000 Stars, the Status of English, and more!

Sunday Funny: A Good Thing (via Poorly Drawn Lines) Mad Art Lab It’s #safetyfirst, #sexysecond Insufficient safety gear isn’t the only thing that’s wrong with this picture. She Filled the …

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It’s the Sundaylies! Hitting Things with Hammers, the Legacy of Caroline Herschel, and Good and Bad Kids Toys

Sunday Funny: Fruity (via Safely Endangered) Mad Art Lab 8 Comets, 2500 Nebulae: Caroline Herschel’s Century of Astronomy Dale documents Caroline Herschel’s incredible astronomical legacy. Armoring for Cosplay 1 – …

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Feminism

Prominent Astronomer Named in Sexual Harassment Case, and We’re Not Gunna Take It Anymore

Sometime on Friday the news broke: famous astronomer and discoverer of exoplanets Geoff Marcy has been accused of sexually harassing female students for years. (See UPDATE below for how you …

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