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, medical and environmental studies, to name but a few.
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+ Introductions
* Who are we? Introduce Yourself. #2
By Betsy , co-mod · 508 posts · 872 views
last updated Oct 14, 2019 05:42PM
* New Poll - Who Are We?
By Betsy , co-mod · 15 posts · 582 views
last updated Mar 02, 2018 05:45AM
* New Poll - Where are we?
By Melissa · 20 posts · 482 views
last updated Feb 17, 2019 08:36AM
What, if anything, is your background in science?
By Paul · 59 posts · 356 views
last updated Sep 15, 2019 08:35PM
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+ General
* What is your most recently read science book? What did you think of it? Part 3
By Betsy , co-mod · 36 posts · 93 views
last updated Oct 14, 2019 04:14AM
* Helping You to Decide On a Book
By Betsy , co-mod · 15 posts · 325 views
last updated May 14, 2019 04:50PM
Buy Books for Kids
By Betsy , co-mod · 2 posts · 16 views
last updated Aug 23, 2019 03:22AM
Science Fun
By Betsy , co-mod · 130 posts · 382 views
last updated Aug 05, 2019 07:01AM
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+ Book Club 2019
December 2019 Nominations
By Betsy , co-mod · 15 posts · 62 views
last updated 27 minutes ago
October 2019 - How to Change Your Mind
By Betsy , co-mod · 7 posts · 59 views
last updated Oct 16, 2019 09:28AM
November 2019 - Invisible Women
By Betsy , co-mod · 2 posts · 38 views
last updated Oct 04, 2019 07:01PM
September 2019 - Genome
By Betsy , co-mod · 13 posts · 69 views
last updated Sep 30, 2019 07:14PM
* Past Book Club Selections
By Betsy , co-mod · 2 posts · 139 views
last updated Aug 22, 2015 12:15AM
What we've read.
By Betsy , co-mod · 5 posts · 120 views
last updated Aug 20, 2013 10:05PM
Books we've suggested
By Margie · 3 posts · 87 views
last updated Jul 22, 2013 04:29PM
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+ Recent Releases
* What goes here. . .Share your finds
By Melissa · 72 posts · 275 views
last updated Mar 27, 2017 03:43PM
evolutionary anthropology
By Betsy , co-mod · 1 post · 20 views
last updated Feb 09, 2019 10:54PM
David Quammen
By Betsy , co-mod · 5 posts · 41 views
last updated Sep 07, 2018 03:35PM
Coming Soon
By Betsy , co-mod · 6 posts · 77 views
last updated May 17, 2018 12:05PM
* What Goes Here?
By Betsy , co-mod · 2 posts · 63 views
last updated Nov 29, 2014 10:35AM
An Elegant Defense giveaway USA
By Candice · 4 posts · 14 views
last updated Feb 06, 2019 12:47PM
Looking for books about dueling scientists
By Sid · 10 posts · 32 views
last updated Jan 31, 2019 09:42PM
Looking for books like Sapiens and The Gene
By Don · 3 posts · 37 views
last updated Jan 02, 2019 10:07AM
* Where do you get your science news?
By Betsy , co-mod · 64 posts · 604 views
last updated Feb 18, 2019 03:54PM
In the news today
By Jim · 94 posts · 180 views
last updated Sep 20, 2019 03:18AM
Apollo 11
By Betsy , co-mod · 6 posts · 20 views
last updated Jul 24, 2019 11:51AM
Serkan Golge
By Jimmy · 1 post · 14 views
last updated Mar 21, 2017 06:58AM
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+ Issues in Science
This topic has been closed to new comments. * What goes here?
By Betsy , co-mod · 1 post · 57 views
last updated May 04, 2013 04:28PM
Effects of an EMP bomb
By Jim · 6 posts · 32 views
last updated Dec 19, 2017 08:53AM
How can the universe be so big?
By Jim · 4 posts · 33 views
last updated Dec 17, 2017 06:41PM
Climate Change
By Jim · 30 posts · 106 views
last updated Nov 16, 2016 07:34AM
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+ Other Media
* What Goes Here?
By Betsy , co-mod · 1 post · 12 views
last updated Feb 16, 2017 02:17AM
Looking for an animation of continental drift with annotations
By Jim · 2 posts · 9 views
last updated Sep 13, 2019 02:52PM
Comics
By Betsy , co-mod · 1 post · 16 views
last updated Aug 28, 2019 07:59PM
Looking for good science podcasts.
By Luci · 30 posts · 131 views
last updated Oct 23, 2018 04:04PM
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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
 
  105 votes 24.9%

Science student
 
  85 votes 20.2%

Practicing scientist - academia
 
  28 votes 6.7%

Health Professional
 
  26 votes 6.2%

Other student
 
  22 votes 5.2%

Software Engineer (write-in)
 
  18 votes 4.3%

Practicing scientist - industry
 
  15 votes 3.6%

Autodidact (write-in)
 
  11 votes 2.6%

medical student (write-in)
 
  11 votes 2.6%

Practicing engineer - industry (write-in)
 
  10 votes 2.4%

Math student
 
  9 votes 2.1%

Mathematician
 
  8 votes 1.9%

writer/editor (write-in)
 
  8 votes 1.9%

Practicing scientist - other venue
 
  7 votes 1.7%

Practicing scientist - government
 
  7 votes 1.7%

Biologist (write-in)
 
  6 votes 1.4%

High school science teacher (write-in)
 
  6 votes 1.4%

High school English teacher
 
  6 votes 1.4%

practicing engineer - governmetn (write-in)
 
  5 votes 1.2%

Retired scientist - academia (write-in)
 
  4 votes 1.0%

nonscientist - academia (write-in)
 
  4 votes 1.0%

retired engineer industry (write-in)
 
  3 votes 0.7%

computer science student
 
  3 votes 0.7%

Retired stay at home Mom interested in science! (write-in)
 
  3 votes 0.7%

middle school science teacher (write-in)
 
  2 votes 0.5%

Retired scientist - industry (write-in)
 
  2 votes 0.5%

Actuarial student (write-in)
 
  1 vote 0.2%

High School Mathematics Teacher (write-in)
 
  1 vote 0.2%

Retired High School Mathematics Teacher (write-in)
 
  1 vote 0.2%

Retired English teacher (write-in)
 
  1 vote 0.2%

environmental lobbyist
 
  1 vote 0.2%

aspiring polymath, master of none (write-in)
 
  1 vote 0.2%

Neuropsychologist
 
  1 vote 0.2%

Pharmacist
 
  0 votes 0.0%

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