One of my favorite XKCD comics:
Update, July 15, 2018: I thought of this five-year-old post tonight when seeing this tweet: Red Sprite Lightning Taken by Paul Smith on July 14,
We strut and fret our hour upon a stage that’s anchored to a sleeping giant with a bad case of indigestion. All may be well
Okay – Edwin Laurentine Drake was not a trained geoscientist, but he is the reason many people still choose geology as a profession. Yet, in
The European Space Agency, NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and University of Arizona have put together this excellent simulation of a landing on Titan,
It’s easy to tell middle and high school students that “scientists say ‘seeing is believing’” while “non-scientists say ‘believing is seeing.’” That’s not incorrect.