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How Covid Raised the Stakes of the War Between Faith and Science
The New York Times

Posted November 8, 2021

Bassam Shakhashiri

Science enthusiasts from across state gather for 10th annual Wisconsin Science Festival
Badger Herald

Posted October 25, 2021


What are glow sticks, and what's the chemical reaction that makes them light up?
Chemical & Engineering News

Posted October 21, 2021


Getting the Right Reaction:
Teacher Workshop for an Engaging Chemistry Classroom

Two Sessions:
12:00 -1:00pm ET (online)
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This session is full.

1:15-2:15pm ET (online)
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Part of National Chemistry Week


Half-Earth Day 2021
A Virtual Summit

Starts on October 22 at 08:00 a.m. CDT

Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021

Posted October 4, 2021

Bassam on camera

Using fun to inspire generations
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Posted September 7, 2021


The downstream impact of salt-based water softeners

Posted August 31, 2021


A curtain call for impresario, tireless advocate for science literacy — Shakhashiri retires
UW News

UW-Madison professor known for Christmas chemistry show retires
Wisconsin State Journal

Posted August 17, 2021


Diane Burko: Seeing Climate Change

An exhibition presented in conjunction with AU Climate Action, a year-long interdisciplinary
program focused on climate change across American University.

Posted August 10, 2021


AR6 Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis

The Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report addresses the most up-to-date
physical understanding of the climate system and climate change, bringing together the latest
advances in climate science, and combining multiple lines of evidence from paleoclimate,
observations, process understanding, and global and regional climate simulations.

Posted August 10, 2021

Clint Sprott

The Wonders of Physics at Home

This 38th annual presentation includes a contest for the best video demonstration.

Posted August 5, 2021


What’s in sunscreen, and how does it protect your skin from the sun’s rays?

Posted July 26, 2021


Educators publish free workbook to help instructors teach climate change science

Posted July 9, 2021

Air Purification - Compound Interest

Air Purification Technologies

The COVID-19 pandemic has renewed interest in air purification systems.
This graphic looks at the different technologies used in these systems
and how they combat airborne viruses.

Posted June 21, 2021

The Joy of Learning

Science is Fun and the Joy of Learning!
Science Literacy: Making Informed Choices

From the Internationial College Newsletter, Spring/Summer 2021

Posted June 21, 2021



A Matter of Trust: Experts Say the Vaccine-Hesitant Need Personal Outreach, Not Broad Lecturing


Posted May 26, 2021

climate change

The Science of Climate Change Explained: Facts, Evidence and Proof


Posted April 21, 2021



Plant a Love of Nature in Your Kids


Posted April 21, 2021

Global Trends 2040


Global Trends 2040: A More Contested World

A publication of the National Intelligence Council


Posted April 15, 2021

Oliver Sacks

Getting to know neurologist Oliver Sacks


Posted April 5, 2021

Jane Lubchenco


White House appoints former NOAA leader Jane Lubchenco to key climate change role


Posted March 23, 2021


Triangulating Math, Mozart and ‘Moby-Dick’


Posted March 15, 2021


A ‘Flying Ship,’ and the Superior Mirage Behind It


Posted March 15, 2021

climate change

An evangelical scientist on reconciling her religion and the realities of climate change


Posted March 2, 2021



The Secret Life of a Coronavirus


Posted February 26, 2021

Abraham Lincoln

For Presidents’ Day during a pandemic,
remember the Oval Office science guy


Posted February 15, 2021


UW-Madison driving Wisconsin’s economy, now and into the future


Posted February 15, 2021





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