Quick Questions About Scientific American Español

Image credit: NASA/GSFC/NOAA/USGS, via Wikimedia Commons.
Image credit: NASA/GSFC/NOAA/USGS, via Wikimedia Commons.

On Oct. 15, Scientific American announced the launch of a new site called Scientific American español. The announcement describes the new site as “an online channel with a special focus on science news and information in Spanish.” Continue reading “Quick Questions About Scientific American Español”

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Non-English Science Communication: An Overview

Sciolang Room at Science Online Together 2014. Photo: Luis Quevedo (@Luis_Quevedo)
Sciolang Room at Science Online Together 2014. Photo: Luis Quevedo (@Luis_Quevedo)

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Ivan Fernando Gonzalez, a bilingual scientist and science communicator. Gonzalez moderated a session on non-English science communication at ScienceOnline Together last month. He recaps the session here. (This post can also be found on Gonzalez’s blog, ScienceSalsa.) Continue reading “Non-English Science Communication: An Overview”

A Social Network to Inspire and Communicate Science, en Español

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[Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Mónica I. Feliú-Mójer, vice-director of CienciaPR. It is part of Communication Breakdown’s occasional series of posts about improving science communication for Spanish-speaking audiences in the U.S. and elsewhere. The post is available en Español here.] Continue reading “A Social Network to Inspire and Communicate Science, en Español”

Let’s Start a Dialogue: an Interview with Luis Quevedo

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Science communication, like science itself, is a global enterprise. We are all affected by climate change. We are all grateful for advances in medical research. We are all captivated by the vastness of space. But we are not always very good at sharing information about scientific issues across national, cultural or linguistic borders. Continue reading “Let’s Start a Dialogue: an Interview with Luis Quevedo”

Iniciemos un diálogo: una Entrevista con Luis Quevedo

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La comunicación de la ciencia, como la misma ciencia, es una empresa global. A todos nos afecta el cambio climático. Todos estamos agradecidos por los avances en investigación médica. A todos nos fascina la inmensidad del espacio. Pero no somos siempre muy buenos compartiendo información sobre asuntos científicos a través de barreras nacionales, culturales o lingüísticas. Continue reading “Iniciemos un diálogo: una Entrevista con Luis Quevedo”