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The science and innovation challenge for China's new leaders

On 10 May 2012, in his testimony to the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Professor Denis Simon, Vice-Provost for International Strategic Initiatives at Arizona State University, and a long-time collaborator of mine, made this observation:<p>"In the 1980s, when China S&T specialists …

Ada Lovelace day: share your stories of women in science and technology

Often described as the world’s first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace was a leading 19th century mathematician, daughter of the poet Lord Byron and, in her own words, a “poetical scientist”. She has left a lasting legacy as a role model for women around the world working in science, technology, …

10 Myths About Science Fiction (And Why They Matter)

The challenge of China as a science and technology superpower

The United States-China science and technology relationship is shaped by a central paradox. Reducing climate change, preventing pandemics, and developing new energy sources are all challenges that require global solutions. Moreover, the science that will be the foundation of any technological fixes …

Mme. Curie Is Dead; Martyr to Science: The New York Times’ Stirring Obituary for Marie Curie

<i>“Read obituaries,”</i> Charles Wheelan advised in his wonderful <i>10½ Things No Commencement Speaker Has Ever Said</i>. <i>“Obituaries are just like biographies, only shorter. They remind us that interesting, successful people rarely lead orderly, linear lives.”</i><p>On July 4, 1934, legendary Polish-born physicist and …

Steven Tai Spring 2014: The mega talented designer brings his science lab signature to the season's sportswear trend

Steven Tai Spring 2014: The mega talented designer brings his science lab signature to the season’s sportswear trend<p>Date October 11, 2013<p>What <b>Steven</b> …

The Science of Fire in Super Slow Motion

In the latest episode of <i>Distort</i>, host David Prager looks at the science of combustion with the help of a high speed camera.<p>In addition to this blog, …

Star trails, moon trail, over Monument Valley

The bright light in this 25-minute exposure by Victor Goodpasture is the moon.<p>EarthSky Facebook friend Victor Goodpasture captured this photo at …

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