Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle--popularization of science
Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle...little known French literary figure that attempted to blend science and philosophy and often considered one of the first figures to popularize science.
Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle
"Classics Illustrated"...a cult phenomenon?
Harry Potter and science
Honorarium to George Pal
Lawrence Bragg...people's scientist
Mr. Wizard...missed mentor
NASA's Solar System Ambassadors Program
Neil deGrasse Tyson...new representative
Pied Piper of Astronomy
Popularization of science
Super good "Superheroes"
Victorian popular astronomer: Sir Robert Stawell Ball
Yale physicist D. Allan Bromley--for the people