Weekly Roundup Grrrl Power Edition

–That’s Ms. Wizard to you. Wired profiles neurophysiologist Dr. Kiki Sanford, who takes “the Mr. Wizard tradition to a sexier place.” –Girls really are just fine at math and science, thank you. Wired Science’s Dr. Anna Kushnir examines why female scientists go from a 7 to 1 women-to-men ratio in grad school to roughly 1 […]

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. An arm of the Milky Way launched our sun thousands of light years from its birthplace. Aye, matey. Rose Fox over at Publisher’s Weekly’s Genreville blog confesses her yearning to read about space wenches. Curve appeal. Yet another marketing attempt to get women to buy […]

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Lolly, Lolly, Lolly, Get Your Higgs Boson Here. The rap video above comes via Popular Mechanics, whose article shows off “Kate McAlpine and crew, who took to the tunnels under CERN to bring us the most entertaining explanation of physics we’ve seen since Schoolhouse Rock.” Someone’s got to save our skins! The 9 Most Badass […]

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more graph humor and song chart memes –Red is so your color. Stargate producer Joseph Mallozzi is entertaining the idea of a “Red Shirt Diaries” episode of Stargate: Atlantis. — What color is a chameleon in a mirror? In my next story, I might have to write about Chameleon class spaceships that use this technology. […]