The Fermi Paradox
For a great example of science communication (and some fascinating thought puzzles) take a look at Wait But Why’s The Fermi Paradox, which addresses the question: where is all the other intelligent life out there?
(NSFW language in the article)
Scientists don’t need to wear a white lab coat to talk about science
I had a scientist request a bunch of lab gear to take into a classroom just this week (that they don’t normally use in their job). It can be fun playing dress-up, certainly, but it’s interesting to think about the repercussions of having such an authoritative uniform on public perception
Here is Today
Another lovely visualisation of the ‘deep time’ concept.