Extraterrestrial Outreach

Dr. Sara Walker recently led a conversation at the Valley Engineering Science & Technology Club in Sun City West, Arizona. Dr. Walker discussed the search for extraterrestrial life in the 21st century with this organization that includes active and retired scientists and engineers. [read about the event]

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Podcast: The Sciworthy News Platform for Scientists

Our “Beer with BMSIS” podcast for September features a conversation with Graham Short about “Sciworthy: A New Science News Platform for Scientists“. Communicating science to the public can be challenging, and scientists often struggle with finding effective methods of directly disseminating their research in accessible ways. Graham Short discusses the history, concept, and future of the Sciworthy initiative, which is a news platform designed for scientists and institutes to directly share research results with the public. [listen to the conversation]

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Planting Milkweed for Monarch Habitat

We are pleased to offer free Milkweed seeds through our partnership with the Live Monarch Foundation. A self-addressed stamped envelope gets you 15 free seeds, enough to start a small Milkweed patch this spring. And for just a few dollars you can get a hundred seeds or more–at discounted prices, and with a portion of proceeds benefiting BMSIS. Monarch Butterflies are in danger of losing their seasonal migration that takes them from the northern plains to Mexico. Climate change, deforestation, […]

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