Stories about Science from June, 2007
Russia: Perelman Riding Metro
LJ user ub7com posts pictures of the famous Russian mathematician Grigori Perelman, taken on a subway train in St. Petersburg.
Europe: Prominent Roma Scholar Dies
TOL's Romantic pays tribute to the recently deceased prominent Romano scholar Jan Kochanowski.
Malawi: Chasing the windmill in Malawi
A moving story of William Kamkwamba who used local materials to create electricity for his home in rural Malawi.
Mongolia: Dr. Ayurzana Bold
Birding Mongolia eulogizes Dr. Ayurzana Bold, a highly respected biologist and ornithologist from Mongolia who passed away on June 10.
Malawi: exotic species in Lake Malawi
Hastings Zidana discusses the implications of the introduction of exotic species in Lake Malawi: “The introduction of exotic fish species to areas where they do not naturally belong is a global problem. Apart from cases of exotic species, there are also many more cases of species transplant within the same...
Arabeyes: Reversing the Greenhouse Effect in Egypt
What will you do if you could reverse the adverse results of the Greenhouse Effect and make your country at least 5 degrees Celsius cooler? Bent Masreya, from Egypt, addresses this issue in the following translation.
Russia: Prominent Roma Scientists
TOL's Romantic posts bios of two prominent female Roma scientists – chemist Natalia Pankova and biologist Lubov Pankova – and their father, Nikolay Pankov, famous for his translation to the Romani language of Aleksandr Pushkin’s poem “Gypsies.”