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GBBP 124: Phil Plait

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. Read More


Comic-Con Report: w00tstock 2.4!

For more than four glorious hours last night, the occasional nerd festival, w00tstock, entertained a few thousand Comic-Con attendees in San Diego. The festival, which celebrates geek culture, is the lovechild of Wil Wheaton, Adam Savage and musical-comedy duo, Paul … Read More