articles tagged: science blogging
the weird things year in review, 2018
# tech

the weird things year in review, 2018

As 2018 winds down, it’s time to take a quick look back at what happened this year before we ring in the new one...

how weird things is getting ready for a fresh new hell in 2019
# tech

how weird things is getting ready for a fresh new hell in 2019

Weird Things has returned, but because this hiatus was so different, so is the comeback. This site is changing in new and very important ways to tackle the year ahead.

the challenge of popular science writing
# science

the challenge of popular science writing

No good deed goes unpunished, including writing a science book that will get critiqued by scientists who aren't shy about getting pedantic.

happy weirday! weird things officially turns two.
# tech

happy weirday! weird things officially turns two.

Weird Things is now officially a toddler in human years and probably middle aged in blog ones...

alien planet has alien chemistry. io9 is shocked.
# space

alien planet has alien chemistry. io9 is shocked.

GJ 436b has some interesting chemistry, but it's not rewriting astronomy and chemistry books, nor is it a huge surprise to scientists.

there’s a reason we call it a target audience…
# science

there’s a reason we call it a target audience…

NYT’s Virginia Heffernan seems shocked and appalled that popular science blogs aren't dry, purely academic exercises in summarizing scientific papers.