Category: "science education"

Mourning Sally Ride

July 29th, 2012
Ever since I read in astronaut Sally Ride?s obituary that she had been in a committed relationship with Tam O?Shaunessy for twenty-seven years, I?ve wondered how O?Shaunessy must feel now. I don?t know how Ride set up her estate, but… more »

Some Modest Proposals

November 18th, 2008
The California cognitive scientist George Lakoff http://berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2004/08/25_lakoff.shtml has urged Democrats to resist Republican attempts to influence policy by ?framing? it in language that obscures its true nature?death… more »