Misc. news stories
One brave Twitter user asked a daunting question for #AskaCurator Day, asking who would win in a staff battle between The Science Museum and The Natural History Museum in London. They both responded repeatedly and brought out their best artillery. Article contains play-by-play with several tweets and images, and a link to the complete Twitter conversation.
Science and Poetry can be perfect allies, as evidenced by the beauty of a new interactive periodic table where each element gets its own little haiku verse. Many of the poems are superbly clever allusions to how each element operates in the natural world.
At the end of this month, the Prop Store in London is holding a truly incredible prop auction. Pop culture memorabilia enthusiasts will get their chance to dress like the Seventh Doctor, wield Conan’s sword, and a whole lot more when over 600 items from Hollywood history go on sale. Article contains a link to view the auction contents in advance.
Thought-provoking multiverse article written by an author and professor of Science and Religion from Wesleyan University. Thinking about a pantheist multiverse prompts us to ask a host of psychological, ethical, philosophical, and even theological questions. They may be controversial and unanswerable in any final sense. But for those who are interested in the history and future of science and religion, such questions should give rise to a far more productive conversation than the tiresome debate over the existence of a supernatural patriarch.