Friday Coffee Break


Nothing says summer quite as much as fireflies, and Amy brings us these lovely pictures of the flight paths of fireflies.

Noah would like to remind everyone that it is National Pollinator Week. We strongly suggest you get outside and thank all your local pollinators.

Can Mars follow in the footsteps of Earth? Noah is reading about using microbes to terraform our friendly neighbor.

Both CJ and Sarah are thinking about our prospects as women in academia and the “Baby Penalty”. An opinion piece about the effects of children on women and men in academia.

Although women pay a baby tax in career, men pay a greater tax in… life? Also from Sarah, Why do more men than women die at every life stage? interesting stuff.

If you haven’t seen this video you should. Bill Nye the Science Guy, an advocate for teaching science, learning science, understanding science and generally making better decisions because of science.