Geiger: Road Trip!

Get away to the Olympic National forest with your guide, Beth Geiger. Writing for The Nature Conservancy, Beth goes through the sights, from Ruby Beach to the Hoh rainforest to the the Gray’s Harbor Natural Wildlife Refuge. Beth’s also been reporting for...

Boyle: Eclipse Watch

If you can’t be in the path, follow Alan Boyle, aerospace and science editor of Geekwire. Alan’s latest update on the full solar eclipse that will cross the United States on August 21 is a guide to activities and preparations in Oregon. Alan also has...

Randall: Nature, Nurture, Good, Evil

“The latest research on good, evil, and infants,” is the intriguing teaser for Rebecca Randall’s article on nature, nurture, and spiritual accountability (subscription required for full access). Rebecca (@beccawrites) is the first science editor of...

Ruth: Cloudgazer

Natural history writer Maria Mudd Ruth launches a new book next month. In A Sideways Look at Clouds,┬áMaria explores the phenomena that bring our beloved Northwest rain. Most people don’t know much about clouds, Maria found, so she set out to educate herself and...

Hu: Babies and Rainbows

How many colors do infants see? And, Jane C. Hu asks, what does that tell us about how our native language shapes our thinking about color? Jane has been writing about the latest cognitive research for Scientific American, including a brief report on language skills...