Advance praise for Philip Plait's Bad Astronomy "Bad Astronomy is just plain good! Philip Plait clears up every misconception on astronomy and space you never knew you suffered from." --Stephen Maran, Author of "Astronomy for Dummies" and editor of "The Astronomy and Astrophysics Encyclopedia" "Thank the cosmos for the bundle of star stuff named Philip Plait, who is the world's leading consumer advocate for quality science in space and on Earth. This important contribution to science will rest firmly on my reference library shelf, ready for easy access the next time an astrologer calls." --Dr. Michael Shermer, Publisher of Skeptic magazine, monthly columnist for "Scientific American," and author of "The Borderlands of Science" "Philip Plait has given us a readable, erudite, informative, useful, and entertaining book. Bad Astronomy is Good Science. Very good science..." --James "The Amazing" Randi, President, James Randi Educational Foundation, and author of "An Encyclopedia of Claims, Frauds, and Hoaxes of the Occult and Supernatural" "Bad Astronomy is a fun read. Plait is wonderfully witty and educational as he debunks the myths, legends, and 'conspiracies? that abound in our society. 'The Truth Is Out There'?and it's in this book. I loved it!" --Mike Mullane, Space Shuttle astronaut and author of Do Your Ears Pop in Space?
Science & tech journalism award finalists named Science Media Centre (blog) The Canon Media Awards, New Zealand's top awards for print and online journalism, has just announced the finalists for the 2015 awards, which will be presented in Auckland...
Science and the media need each other. They just don't know it yet.When I began my term as a public policy scholar at the Wilson Center last year working on the project “Science and the Media,” I ran into a journalist colleague I hadn’t seen in years. When he heard what I was doing, he said in astonishment, “Science? How did you get interested in that?”
Voici la liste des producteurs membres de l’AST qui participeront au World Congress, qui se tiendra du 18 au 21 novembre 2014 à Hong Kong : Valérie Abita, Christine Le Goff et Celine Payot Lehmann, ZED Dominique Barneaud et Hind Saih, Bellota Films...
My lowest point as a science journalist came before I even knew what a science journalist was. I was a young punk in an eighth-grade science class at Northwood Middle School in Greenville, South Carolina.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science today announced a global expansion of its historic science journalism awards program, thanks to an additional generous endowment from the Kavli Foundation.
Should The New York Times Get Out Of Science? Science 2.0 (blog) It may seem like blasphemy to scientists and journalists to have anyone argue that perhaps mainstream media should do less science coverage, but the world is changing fast.
Is Alcoholics Anonymous the most effective way to treat addiction? Some science and health journalists said yes this week. Others journalists said no. This puts readers in an awkward position: How do you make sense of it when...
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