top ten earthquake blogs. Including this entry: "Here's What Earthquake Early Warning Looks Like." Seriously. I have nothing to contribute: it's all out there.
But while looking (briefly) for information, I stumbled on a few wonderful science blogs, columns, and podcasts. And so, I thought I'd proffer another list—because, lists! And science! I'm researching as I go, and may well be missing not just a few. If any of you scientific people in my life have any special favorites, please let me know.
▶︎ Trilobytes: "Unearthing fascinating morsels of science" on the New York Times
Latest entries: how Neanderthals made glue and why bats crash into buildings
▶︎ 13.7 Cosmos & Culture: Commentary on Science and Society at NPR
Latest: Hurricanes: A Science Primer
▶︎ How Stuff Works: Science (including environmental science, physical science, innovation, life science, engineering, science vs. myth, and transportation)
Right now: What if everyone in the world recycled?
▶︎ It's Okay to Be Smart: A Blog about Science . . . and Other Interestingness (no longer active, but never mind: there's always stuff to learn)
▶︎ Ask a Mathematician/Ask a Physicist: Your math and physics questions answered
Recently: How can something be "proven" in science or math?
▶︎ IFL Science editor's blog
▶︎ Popular Science blog
▶︎ The Last Word on Nothing: "Science says the first word on everything, and the last word on nothing" —Victor Hugo
Okay, on to podcasts:
▶︎ StarTalk Radio, with Neil deGrasse Tyson
Latest episode: "Cosmic Jazz, with Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock"
▶︎ The Infinite Monkey Cage, from BBC Radio 4
▶︎ Science Friday, with Ira Flatow
Most recent: Jill Tarter, SETI (Search for ExtraTerres-trial Intelligence) co-founder
▶︎ Talk Nerdy, with Cara Santamaria
Last week: a conversation with Agustín Fuentes, author of The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional
▶︎ Quirks and Quarks, from Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Latest: Cassini's grand finale & will you have to become a cyborg for your job?
▶︎ Nature podcast
Last week's show: Protecting red haired people from cancer, machine learning and gravitational distortions, and peeking inside predatory journals
▶︎ The Story Collider
"Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade
school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have
science stories to tell."
There. That's a start. There's oodles of science out there. If only the U.S. government cared . . .