Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 10

Fishy science

Me and a midshipman fish.   West Seattle is abuzz…literally.  Residents report that a strange humming sound disturbing the peace, and it’s possible that plainfin midshipman fish are the source of the sound. Dr. Joe Sisneros, one of my University of Washington colleagues, was recently interviewed by the local news…a great example of science outreach. …

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Sep 03

To be or not to be…what is the question?

I while back I posted about how to deal with Q&A sessions from the speaker’s perspective. More often, however, we’re in the audience.  As an audience member, how do we ask good questions? I think the answer is simple, but it’s not always obvious, or at least, not always followed.  Simply state your question, then …

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