Category Archives: Items of Interest

How to View the Solar Eclipse Safely

Follow this link to see the recommendations for safe eclipse viewing (including how to know if your eclipse glasses are real eclipse glasses) from NASA in conjunction with the American Astronomical Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Optometry, American Optometric Association & the National Science Foundation:

HOW TO VIEW THE SOLAR ECLIPSE SAFELY

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Pachycephalosaur #finchstagram

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Thagomizer #finchstagram

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Explaining Open Access

Piled Higher and Deeper gets an assist from Nick Shockey and Jonathan Eisen to explain the open access in scientific publishing.

*Hat tip to Andrew Thaler.

This is an #icthyosaur Mary Anning sold to Adam Sedgwick. Can’t tell you how inspirational this artifact of science & history is to my daughter’s #finchstagram

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