Funders are increasingly demanding measurements of “real world” impact from researchers. Does this steer us toward the same traps we’re already in from the ways we already do research assessment?
It’s time for our annual summer hiatus. In the meantime, a look at a band and a song that at first seemed clever, and now prophetic.
Interesting background on the functional design that went into the letters on the eye chart used to test visual acuity.
One last look back on our anniversary — what are the most viewed posts for the last decade?
A look back at video interviews from the 2013 SSP Annual Meeting.
Geologist Jerry Magloughlin looks at the different ways that lava flows.
You can still be manipulated, even when you know you’re being manipulated.
A look back at a cultural icon on the 50th anniversary of his greatest creation.
NASA offers a high definition tour of the moon. But if you find a monolith, be ready to evolve.
Can you spot a correctly written looptail g? Some interesting results on how writing may influence reading.