NASA offers up stunning footage of the Perseverance Rover landing on Mars.
An update and a correction for an earlier post on research publication growth in 2020.
Amanda Gorman, Youth Poet Laureate, continues to impress in surprising ways.
This was an emotional week — but a joyful one for a change! Some thoughts on the power of words.
What have we learned over the course of the COVID pandemic? Our authors revisit earlier posts with updates, now that we have a longer view. Today, Angela Cochran revisits her post asking, “What Will We Learn About Scholarly Publishing as a Result of COVID-19?”
Today we suggest taking time this weekend to consider the life and legacy of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Here we look at his “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”, which remains urgently relevant more than 50 years after it was written.
Historians have been working overtime to contextualize the ongoing pandemic and the political crises. Read the reflections of scholars who published major projects on how their work intersects with and informs and is informed by the history we’re living.
What a strange year 2020 was, in so many ways. Here, a look at the numbers for The Scholarly Kitchen for the past 365 days.
John Oliver offers us all some catharsis at the end of a difficult year.
The Arecibo Observatory collapsed, laying bare the problems of funding science infrastructure.
Last week the UK government COVID held a press briefing in an attempt to get the country behind new travel and social restrictions. What lessons can we learn from this bad example of how not to present evidence to support our positions?
Some inspiration in difficult times from a classical source.
No post from us today — US readers, please vote!
Planning a trip back through time? Have you thought about whether you’ll be able to understand what anyone is saying?
John Oliver presents a fairly devastating look at how history is taught in America and how that has contributed to our current problems.