In the first installment, I left you with the assignment of coming up with a response to a “skeptical” scientist who thinks current climate change might just reflect a natural cycle.

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04.27.2015

We’ve all been there: Thanksgiving dinner with that uncle—the outspoken climate-change-denier (“Please, it was so cold this winter!”); a phone call with an anti-vaxxer friend (“Everyone knows that vaccines contain dangerous chemicals!”); or an attempt to impress by a daughter’s new boyfriend (“But I’ve heard that the mammalian eye is way too complicated to have evolved by chance!”).

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04.02.2015

Could we combat science denial by getting scientists to play Rock Band with non-scientists? Well, that might just be crazy enough to work.

A little background: I commute each day by bicycle and train, and there’s not quite enough time on the train to get any work done. For a while I listened to books on tape, but lately I’ve discovered podcasts. (“Hi Ann, the 21st century welcomes you!”)

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