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By Sarah Webb on March 24, 2010
I’m participating in Ada Lovelace Day, saluting women in technology and science. I thought about writing about a particular researcher, but I decided instead to single out the often anonymous heroines (and heroes) of science and technology, the teachers who inspire young minds to pursue science careers. Though their names aren’t remembered by Nobel or [...]
By Sarah Webb on March 22, 2010
It depends on where you visit, but maybe a little of both. This NY Times article from last week tries to distill apart the complex reaction of visitors within the vessel of a science museum and sniff the ether of what’s to come. A science museum is a kind of experiment. It demands the most elaborate equipment: Imax [...]