Bill Nye, the Eye Health Guy?

Bill Nye (of “the Science Guy” fame) has teamed up with VSP to teach us about eye health. In these VSP EyeFiles videos, he talks about various eye health myths and other information, all while sitting in a laboratory full …

Treehugger Interviews Bill Nye, the Science Guy

An earlier generation had Mr. Wizard, but for Geeks of our age, Bill Nye is the face of Science on television; always a little nerdy, but fun and informative.  Environmental blog Treehugger has a great interview with him discussing science in politics, cool environmental technology, and the friendly competition he has with his neighbor Ed […]

Between the Bookends: 8 Books We Read in January 2020

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GBBP 124: Phil Plait

On this episode, we talk to Phil Plait (the Bad Astronomer) about science as inspiration, how to encourage kids who are interested in science and astronomy, the current state of scientific literacy in popular culture and the media, and where we go from here.

GBBP 121: Emily Calandrelli

On this episode, we talk to Emily Calandrelli about what set her on a path toward scientific disciplines, STEM vs. liberal arts, scientific illiteracy and skepticism, sci-fi tech, and what has her most excited for the future.

Eubrontes Tracks at Dinosaur State Park

Dinosaur State Park: Dinosaurs in Connecticut!

We’ve gone to many museums to visit dinosaurs — the Smithsonian in DC,the American Museum of Natural History in New York, the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, the Museum of Science in Boston — but one of our favorites is just next door, in the Connecticut River Valley.