This is what a scientist looks like

If you were asked to describe a scientist, most of you would probably talk about a middle age man, with grey hair and glasses. He would probably be a bit strange, not a social person and perhaps also a bit crazy. Really few people would describe a woman, and also fewer would describe a goodContinue reading “This is what a scientist looks like”

How can I meet a scientist?

Unfortunately, it is well established that scientists are in someway distant from society. Thus, the communication between these two worlds seems to be difficult. Fortunately, in the last couple of years, different initiatives started to create a link between science and society. Today I will give you some hints to meet and talk with scientists.Continue reading “How can I meet a scientist?”

What do scientists and science communicators do?

Among other things, I am a scientist. Usually people say to me:” Ok, but what do you actually do?” So, the real question is: what does a scientist do? Scientists are basically curious people, interested in the wonders of the world, who want to crack the secrets of nature. To do so they (we) applyContinue reading “What do scientists and science communicators do?”