October is a little like Christmas for scientists. Each year, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awards three Nobel Prizes in physical sciences (medicine or physiology, physics, and chemistry), as well as prizes for peace, literature, and economics. These prizes are intended to recognize significant contributions to their respective fields, and are the highest honors a scientist can aspire to receive for their work. Continue reading
I’m Lucas Moore, co-host of the Science [and/or] Fiction podcast. I’m originally from the Midwest, but I’m currently a graduate student in Davis, California. When not in the lab, I tinker with computers, hang out with my wife Erika, play board games, and try to keep my research group’s website up and running.