Under the theme "Serving Society Through Science Policy," the 2017 AAAS meeting featured renowned speakers discussing current issues in science, technology, and policy, with a focus on how to inform policies with the best scientific evidence. Prof. Naomi Oreskes presented a plenary titled "The Scientist as Sentinel."
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On Monday and Tuesday, 16-17 May 2016, graduate students from the History of Science Department travelled to Montréal, Québec as part of a three-year collaborative effort between the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie (CIRST) at the Université du Québec à Montréal and the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments (CHSI) at Harvard. Read more about CHSI Goes to Montréal
"Is there a stranger term than “terrestrial radio”? Oh sure, it distinguishes traditional radio from the satellite kind. But radio, with its plucking of sound from the ether, is the least terrestrial of media. For that same reason, it’s the most magical. That sense of magic is there in the most common early nickname for radio, “the wireless.” No wires is even better than no strings. Read more about "Radio Contact" Reviewed in the Boston Globe