Science is not fun

Opinions personals de membres del CEHIC i alumnes de postgrau

Archive for novembre, 2009

nov. 29 2009

How to communicate science

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Down with the deficit model! Nobody ever formulated it this way yet this slogan sums up at best the trend in science communication over the past twenty years. Deficit model? To outsiders this may sound like financial theory. Yet what this model represents is the idea that the general public does not know enough about science. Therefore its deficit in knowledge has to be remedied by science popularization. Sometimes it is also labeled the top-down-model: knowledge is distributed from above (science) downwards to an ignorant public. Continue Reading »


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nov. 27 2009

Physics is not fun: Universo extremo i Copenhagen

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Amb pocs dies de diferència, assisteixo a la projecció a la Facultat de Ciències de la UAB del documental Universo extremo, produït i dirigit pel físic de la UB José Ignacio Latorre, i a una lectura dramatitzada de Copenhaguen, l’exitosa obra de Michael Frayn sobre l’encontre entre Niels Bohr i Werner Heisenberg a la Dinamarca ocupada pels nazis de 1941, amb les armes nuclears com a teló de fons. Continue Reading »


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