Category Archives: Travel

New interactive microbiome exhibit at AMNH in NY

This is so cool– I’m a big fan of science education about the importance of microorganisms because most people (including scientists and physicians) do not appreciate how the ecosystem of our bodies and the ecosystems of our planet revolve around … Continue reading

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ThrillerFest 2013!

Attention all fans and writers (both beginners and pros) of the thriller genre: the biggest event of the year is nigh! Next week, hundreds of supporters of thriller writing from all aspects of the business and fandom will gather at … Continue reading

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San Francisco Exploratorium Grand Opening at Pier 15

For about 40 years, San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts location hosted the Exploratorium, a remarkably innovative hands-on “museum” for kids to explore, discover, and learn science, technology, math, and arts. What could be better? How about a new location, … Continue reading

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Mythbusters The Explosive Exhibition: a review

See special ScienceThrillers.com book giveaway at end of post! Regular readers of this blog know that I’m a big proponent of science literacy and science education, with a special interest in how entertainment can be used to educate. The most … Continue reading

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Hello, world, I didn’t know you were listening!

A revelation came to me today.  The world is smaller than I thought. I’m pretty tech-savvy and well-traveled.  I know a bit about globalization, I know that English is a world language, and I know that the Internet is ubiquitous. … Continue reading

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ThrillerFest Geek Meet reminder

Remember, if you’re going to ThrillerFest in NY this week, come to the Geek Meet on Friday night. Science/engineering/medicine/techno-types will be hanging around the lounge at the Grand Hyatt. I’m hoping to meet Paul McEuen (author of Spiral), D.P. Lyle … Continue reading

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Guest post: Author Mike Graf on national parks novels for kids

Guest post today from a prolific author of books for kids (ages 8-12) on science, nature adventures, and in particular, a series of novels set in America’s greatest national parks.  I introduce to you Mike Graf, writer, elementary school teacher, … Continue reading

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ThrillerFest Geek Meet, Friday, July 8 in NYC

Calling all scientists, doctors, engineers, veterinarians (yes, James Rollins, I’m talking to YOU) and other book-loving techno-types Will you be at ThrillerFest 2011 at the Grand Hyatt New York? If so, mix and mingle with like-minded readers and writers at … Continue reading

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