"I know. Vadris 3. Charming little world. The natives think they're the only intelligent life in the galaxy..." -Q (DS9, S1E6)
On the one hand I'm glad that bigotry is "bad for business" - on the other let's build a future where human rights don't depend on the will of mega-capitalists. In the meantime @JeffBezos@twitter.com, please exclude the 11 sites that have anti-LGBTQIA laws.
This is amazing: "fluid lensing" software strips away distortion so that researchers can see corals through the waves and water at centimeter resolution.
RT @NASAAmes@twitter.com Oceans cover more than 70 percent of our planet, but we’ve only seen a tiny fraction of what’s beneath the surface. With our advanced fluid lensing imaging technology, we’re able to a get a diver’s perspective of the ocean floor from the skies above: https://go.nasa.gov/2qHiOYe
Of course the reptiles from "The Silurian Hypothesis" are actually named after a great episode of Doctor Who, but I always like the Voyager episode because they made it into space. Read the article from @ClimateOfGavin@twitter.com and @AdamFrank4@twitter.com here: https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.03748
At the beginning of fieldwork vs. the end.
Great and fascinating topic. But in anthro we have to do a lot better than putting the idea of "ancient people" anywhere near a photograph of contemporary non-western people, regardless of intentions. It's kind of a problem anthro has had in the past... https://www.sapiens.org/archaeology/night-archaeology
On grieving the loss of Okjökull glacier - "Ok" now the first Icelandic glacier to fall victim to climate change. Making a documentary film about Okjökull, what it meant and means. Whether and how to grieve the passing of a glacier. (@CymeneHowe & @DominicBoyer@twitter.com) #Displace18
This new issue includes "Got Humanities?" from @SpaceEthics@twitter.com - calling on astrobiology to take the inclusion of humanities seriously. His points about "common sense ethics" resonate exactly with what I've found in terms of a similar (mis)use of "common sense social science."
RT @Astrobiology_jn@twitter.com The April Issue of @Astrobiology_jn@twitter.com is now LIVE! http://www.liebertpub.com/toc/ast/18/4
#Astrobiology #OriginOfLife #Mars #Exoplanets #Biosignatures #PlanetaryScience