The Ocean Tunnel: Art Meets Activism for Ocean Science

Imagine you are surrounded by the ocean. The water is pristine and blue. You see schools of giant tuna and you can hear the songs of whales as they migrate through the deep water. But as you watch, the bigger fish start to disappear. The water becomes murky and a jelly fish appears out of … Continue reading The Ocean Tunnel: Art Meets Activism for Ocean Science

Dylan’s Game of Life: A Mandala Generator Decoded

    What does it mean to be alive? This has been a fundamental question since the first humans began asking questions at all. While many of our species have determined that an answer cannot be ascertained because of the shear ineffability of the gods, others of us have attempted to create simulacra of life … Continue reading Dylan’s Game of Life: A Mandala Generator Decoded

Op-Ed: Lessons On Science Communication From The UCSD Grad SLAM Finals

Yesterday evening, I had the pleasure of listening to the top ten finalists in the UCSD Grad SLAM competition. Each student had three minutes to communicate their research projects to a general audience with the help of a PowerPoint presentation in a TED-style talk. All of the talks were exceptional and served as excellent examples … Continue reading Op-Ed: Lessons On Science Communication From The UCSD Grad SLAM Finals