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How Can We Write About Science When People Are Dying?

Nadia Drake • November 25, 2015 • 6

Stories about exploration and wonder can be powerful antidotes to seemingly endless suffering and destruction.

Finding new language for space missions that fly without humans

Emily Lakdawalla • October 05, 2015 • 88

Historically, human spaceflight was described using the words "manned" and "unmanned," but NASA has shifted to using gender-neutral words to describe human space exploration, even though the Associated Press has not. A recent discussion on Twitter among science writers and scientists highlighted some alternatives.

LPSC 2015: "Bloggers, please do not blog about this talk."

Emily Lakdawalla • March 19, 2015 • 4

One presenter at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference asked the audience not to blog about his talk because of the embargo policy of Science and Nature. I show how this results from an incorrect interpretation of those policies. TL;DR: media reports on conference presentations do not violate Science and Nature embargo policies. Let people Tweet!

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