Quickies

Skepchick Quickies 7.4

Don’t cover up domestic violence. From Maggie. Should public figures have to come out? A debate re-sparked. From Madfishmonger. Whites-only pastors’ conference in Alabama upsets locals. But the guy in …

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Quickies

Skepchick Quickies 7.2

Good morn… errrr, afternoon folks in the Skepchick-verse. Hey, you all know I’m an astronomer, right? I am belatedly taking over the Quickies for a bit while Mary goes off …

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FeminismScience

Why “Pinkifying” Science Does More Harm Than Good

It’s a tough fight, trying to keep girls and women interested in and doing science. So it’s extremely sad when a well meaning campaign makes the entire scientific community sick …

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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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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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