Stories about Science from June, 2007
LJ user ub7com posts pictures of the famous Russian mathematician Grigori Perelman, taken on a subway train in St. Petersburg.
TOL's Romantic pays tribute to the recently deceased prominent Romano scholar Jan Kochanowski.
A moving story of William Kamkwamba who used local materials to create electricity for his home in rural Malawi.
Birding Mongolia eulogizes Dr. Ayurzana Bold, a highly respected biologist and ornithologist from Mongolia who passed away on June 10.
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...
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.
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.”