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    Science is Missing Out

    In a society where sexism is so deeply ingrained in our culture, a lot of it goes by undetected and unchecked. Today I watched the 8th episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. The show is excellent, don’t get me wrong, and this episode titled “Sisters of the Sun” covers the discovery of the chemical composition of the sun and other…

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    ICYMI: Biometric Secrurity, Ms. Marvel, Climate Change Denial, and Life as a Gamer

    Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Biometric Security and the Impermanence of Fingerprints Some things, like fingerprints and retinal patterns, aren’t as permanent as we think they are. The Physics Philes, lesson 90: Don’t Cross the Streams! Mindy discusses the nature of fluid flow. Calorie Counting: Yay or Nay? Olivia turns her skeptical eye to the efficacy of calorie counting. Mad Art…

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  • Afternoon Inquisition

    Ask Surly Amy (sorta): AI’s and Inspiring Science

    Hi Skepchick, I have 2 questions. The first is: what does the AI stand for? This is driving me crazy. There’s almost always “AI:” at the beginning of almost each new article and I don’t know what it mean. I bet it’s something very obvious… The second and possibly more important question is how should I get my sister into…

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