The ability to bring scientific ideas to a lay audience is an important skill, one that is crucial to helping generate a sense of curiosity about and interest in science, while also building a scientifically aware society, electorate, and leadership capable of making informed decisions related to science policy. In particular, the ubiquity of computational science, especially in the realm of social media, financial markets, and personal surveillance, makes this area and its applications an interesting target for great science writing. This can be done in a variety of forms, e.g., scientist profiles, expository essays, and even fictional works.
With this in mind, the Neukom Institute is delighted to announce the new "Saying Science" competition, open to all Dartmouth students (undergraduate and graduate) to promote science writing:
And the winners are:
Leonardo Motta, Department of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth College for "Coding Einstein's Legacy"
Last Updated: 3/15/13