Academy Awards (aka The Oscars) are this Sunday!! This year’s Oscar nominations include a plethora of films that are science themed – “ The Imitation Game,” “ The Theory of Everything,” and “ Still Alice” showcase scientists and research!! In light of the Oscars, and to have some science fun, we are starting another science-based twitter hashtag (like previous #IfScientistsWere)! #ScienceOscars – making movie titles, movie tag lines, and other Oscar nominations science-related (our science take on the hilarious #MakeAFilmUncomfortable and #ReplaceAMovieTitleWithGoat)! Feel free to tweet using the hashtag #ScienceOscars, write your idea in the comments below, or write it on our Facebook wall!! For ideas, a good starting place is this list of all nominees for Best Picture!
For those people who might want to have fun and also promote open and equal access to science, feel free to use #ElsevierOscars (An Oscars themed
February 19, 2015
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If you have not read Lisa Genova’s book
, I highly recommend that you do. Especially if you are interested in neuroscience and neurodegenerative disease. The Still Alice book, which captures Alzheimer’s Disease in a unique personal light, has now been made into a movie. I am very excited to see it, and I absolutely love Julianne Moore. I will post an update once I see it! Also check out this terrific article about the movie, the story, and more at ! The Conversation
Lisa Genova, a fellow neuroscientist and writer, for this terrific story and her success! Definitely check out her other books, and Left Neglected ! Love Anthony
Still Alice Official Trailer #1 (2015) – Julianne Moore, Kate Bosworth Drama HD
Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
January 30, 2015
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The Physics of Space Battles
How scientifically accurate is your favorite sci-fi space battle?
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September 23, 2014
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