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ICYMI: March 17 – March 23 on the Skepchick Network

Stop! Stop whatever you’re doing! I guarantee* it’s not as important as catching up on Skepchick Network posts! * Guarantee void in all places in the universe ever. Teen Skepchick …

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ActivismScience

YOU Can Make Science Happen

When the world is going to shit, sometimes it helps to remember what is awesome around you. For me that involves a lot of science. Doing science, learning about science, …

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Science

See the Venus Transit

As Skepchick’s token astronomer*, I feel it is my duty to inform you dear readers of all the awesome cosmological things that are happening in the universe. You may have …

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Science

Bang Zoom to the Moon!

Greetings, my fellow travelers on this tiny little planet. We received an interesting question here on Skepchick  about the formation of the Moon. I got a little busy with the …

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Science

Join the Million Crater Challenge and win Prizes

Xposted from Mad Art Lab. It's global astronomy month and our pal Pamela Gay in cooperation with CosmoQuest wants you to know about a very cool amateur astronomy project. Not only …

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Skepticism

Where Are All the Aliens?

When I was a teenager, I was convinced that aliens were here. It seemed completely plausible to my 13-year-old self that humanoid creatures from other planets could be visiting us …

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Science

Exoplanets and the “Big Picture”

Well hello, fancy people. I am honored and thrilled to be here sharing my love of the universe. My name is Nicole, and some may know me as NoisyAstronomer or …

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Bad Astronomy Gets Surly

If you guys don’t already know, I am working on a project with the Bad Astronomer to help raise money for cancer research! I am making 200 limited edition Surly-Bad …

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