Science and Inquiry

This Group explores scientific topics. We have an active monthly book club, as well as discussions on a variety of topics including science in the news, new science book reviews, and any general science topic imaginable including history of science, physics, astronomy, biology, mathematics, medical, and environmental studies, to name but a few.
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+ Introductions
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Meet the Moderators
By Betsy , co-mod · 3 posts · 59 views
last updated Apr 16, 2020 07:19PM
* Who are we? Introduce Yourself. #2
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last updated Oct 22, 2020 07:49PM
* New Poll - Who Are We?
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last updated Mar 02, 2018 05:45AM
* New Poll - Where are we?
By Melissa · 20 posts · 510 views
last updated Feb 17, 2019 08:36AM
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+ General
* What is your most recently read science book? What did you think of it? Part 3
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last updated Oct 25, 2020 02:17PM
* Helping You to Decide On a Book
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last updated Oct 18, 2020 04:20AM
Fiction books for Science
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last updated Oct 16, 2020 05:32PM
I wonder ...
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last updated Aug 25, 2020 10:51AM
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+ Book Club 2020
October 2020 - Blank Slate
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This topic has been closed to new comments. December 2020 - Nominations
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last updated Oct 18, 2020 05:32PM
November 2020 - Disordered Mind
By Betsy , co-mod · 3 posts · 35 views
last updated Oct 15, 2020 11:08AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. November 2020 Nominations
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last updated Sep 22, 2020 12:31AM
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+ Book Club 2019
November 2019 - Invisible Women
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last updated Oct 18, 2020 06:07PM
March 2019 - Dinosaurs
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last updated Sep 01, 2020 03:51PM
December 2019 - Uninhabitable Earth
By Betsy , co-mod · 7 posts · 96 views
last updated Jun 12, 2020 11:31PM
October 2019 - How to Change Your Mind
By Betsy , co-mod · 9 posts · 96 views
last updated Mar 16, 2020 03:22AM
* Past Book Club Selections
By Betsy , co-mod · 2 posts · 169 views
last updated Aug 22, 2015 12:15AM
What we've read.
By Betsy , co-mod · 5 posts · 147 views
last updated Aug 20, 2013 10:05PM
Books we've suggested
By Margie · 3 posts · 104 views
last updated Jul 22, 2013 04:29PM
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+ Recent Releases
* What goes here. . .Share your finds
By Melissa · 72 posts · 287 views
last updated Mar 27, 2017 03:43PM
evolutionary anthropology
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last updated Feb 09, 2019 10:54PM
David Quammen
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last updated Sep 07, 2018 03:35PM
Coming Soon
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last updated May 17, 2018 12:05PM
* What Goes Here?
By Betsy , co-mod · 2 posts · 72 views
last updated Nov 29, 2014 10:35AM
NPR's Best Science Books of 2019
By Betsy , co-mod · 5 posts · 68 views
last updated Sep 29, 2020 08:59PM
Lorentz Contraction
By Brian · 2 posts · 27 views
last updated Aug 20, 2020 09:06AM
Any books on hypnosis?
By Wawa · 1 post · 16 views
last updated Jun 23, 2020 06:50AM
* Where do you get your science news?
By Betsy , co-mod · 64 posts · 624 views
last updated Feb 18, 2019 03:54PM
In the news today
By Jim · 134 posts · 238 views
last updated Oct 18, 2020 11:05AM
Coronavirus
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last updated Mar 27, 2020 03:59AM
Apollo 11
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last updated Jul 24, 2019 11:51AM
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+ Issues in Science
This topic has been closed to new comments. * What goes here?
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last updated May 04, 2013 04:28PM
Effects of an EMP bomb
By Jim · 7 posts · 57 views
last updated Aug 22, 2020 09:51AM
How can the universe be so big?
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last updated Dec 17, 2017 06:41PM
Climate Change
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last updated Nov 16, 2016 07:34AM
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+ Other Media
* What Goes Here?
By Betsy , co-mod · 1 post · 16 views
last updated Feb 16, 2017 02:17AM
TV Shows
By Betsy , co-mod · 6 posts · 64 views
last updated Nov 19, 2019 10:07AM
Looking for good science podcasts.
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last updated Oct 22, 2019 01:58AM
Looking for an animation of continental drift with annotations
By Jim · 2 posts · 15 views
last updated Sep 13, 2019 02:52PM
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I thought members might like to know a little bit about the makeup of the group. Please indicate your primary interest/connection to science/math. Also, write-in answers are okay, but we don't have to be extremely precise. This is just intended to give us a rough idea of who our members are.

Just interested in science/math
 
  112 votes 24.9%

Science student
 
  87 votes 19.4%

Practicing scientist - academia
 
  31 votes 6.9%

Health Professional
 
  26 votes 5.8%

Other student
 
  25 votes 5.6%

Software Engineer (write-in)
 
  20 votes 4.5%

Practicing scientist - industry
 
  15 votes 3.3%

Autodidact (write-in)
 
  12 votes 2.7%

medical student (write-in)
 
  11 votes 2.4%

Math student
 
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Practicing engineer - industry (write-in)
 
  10 votes 2.2%

Biologist
 
  8 votes 1.8%

Mathematician
 
  8 votes 1.8%

writer/editor (write-in)
 
  8 votes 1.8%

Practicing scientist - other venue
 
  7 votes 1.6%

Practicing scientist - government
 
  7 votes 1.6%

High school science teacher (write-in)
 
  6 votes 1.3%

High school English teacher
 
  6 votes 1.3%

practicing engineer - governmetn (write-in)
 
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retired engineer industry (write-in)
 
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Retired scientist - academia (write-in)
 
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nonscientist - academia (write-in)
 
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computer science student
 
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Retired stay at home Mom interested in science! (write-in)
 
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Physics student (write-in)
 
  2 votes 0.4%

middle school science teacher (write-in)
 
  2 votes 0.4%

Retired scientist - industry (write-in)
 
  2 votes 0.4%

aspiring polymath, master of none
 
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Retired English teacher (write-in)
 
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Actuarial student (write-in)
 
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Polymath (write-in)
 
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High School Mathematics Teacher (write-in)
 
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Retired High School Mathematics Teacher (write-in)
 
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Neuropsychologist
 
  1 vote 0.2%

environmental lobbyist
 
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Pharmacist
 
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