Well, starting tonight, we're gonna answer one of your questions on-air every night at 9. If you want to ask Science something- anything- fire a question our way. Or two. Or ten. We'll select one and answer back in prime time. We're taking this whole interactive thing to the next level, baby.
Maybe you're curious about how formaldehyde exposure effects male fertility (it doesn't look good). Maybe you want to know when Wormhole is back (not soon enough). Maybe you're wondering what Science is up to this Friday after work (why, you wanna do something?). We'll pick the day's best query and reply in person. Short and sweet is more likely to get answered than long and rambling, so be direct!
Yes, this is absolutely a science post. And here's how I'm justifying it:
"This video is all about chemistry, process, experimentation and invention."
But it's also something bigger and much cooler than that. I find it hard not to watch this and think of it almost like a call to arms... for whatever it is you want to make or do or discover. Here's a description of what these guys are up to:
"This project was created with the same spirit that America was founded on. Our intentions are to connect everyone in America through the lens of this camera and social networking sites. We can't do this without you. We want to tell your story and show your city or town through photographs of you, and people you know. As we travel around America looking for people and places to shoot you will be able to keep track of where we are going and help us decide where we go next. Join us in our journey by liking our facebook to get yourself photographed by us."
Check it out (watch it full-screen) and follow the progress via the links below. Enjoy.
We've got a new show coming up called Stephen Hawking's Brave New World, and what better way to celebrate one of the greatest names in all of science than to take that name and use it as a band logo?
Stephen Hawking a la Wu Tang Clan? Genius. There are more mash ups to marvel at over on the Monsters of Grok site (the Van Allen and Duchamp ones made me laugh out loud). Check 'em out.
Make sure to check out the new show starting May 2! And watch this video too for a quick preview of the series from Stephen Hawking himself.
Several members of the Science posse were willing to play along and are currently appearing in the new promo for How It's Made.
Sharp-eyed inSCIder readers may have already picked out the channel's GM, Debbie Myers, after seeing her answer your questions online a little while back. Well, now she and members of the marketing team, the programming group and even a couple of the network's editors are trying out their acting chops in the promo about the making of the promo for new episodes of the show.
Confused yet? Watch the video below to clear things up (and watch new episodes of How It's Made starting Thursday, April 19th at 9 cough cough). Enjoy.
You may have seen this meme going around the interwebs lately. We here at the Science Channel had to jump on board the meme train and give you a real look inside our office -- and what people think of our jobs.
Yes, all of these photos are real Science employees who graciously provided their faces (and sometimes their desks) for your amusement.
Social Media Strategist
While we're talking about it, anyone got any recommendations on other cool camera toys? I've been looking to do more shooting, and new gear is usually a pretty good catalyst...
Marketing Supervising Producer
Not to say that we endorse this product as a company (I can already hear the ad sales guys getting twitchy), but damn... you gotta admit; the Type n Walk app is the kind of idea someone should have thought of a long time ago.
Is there already an app like this out there? Is there something better? Tell us about it. And then apologize to this poor woman for not sharing it sooner...
Marketing Supervising Producer
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