Did Rosie Redfield just refute #arseniclife on her blog? | The Loom | Discover Magazine

| August 6, 2011

Did Rosie Redfield just refute #arseniclife on her blog? | The Loom | Discover Magazine.

Another example of non-traditional publishing and academic discussion online.  As we know blogging has been popular among academics for a while but has also been the subject of tense discussion. Particularly in the sciences, there’s a bit of resistance to the use of such an open tool to talk while experiments are in process. This is a pretty cool turn of events in terms of open communication processes . . . . also, in terms of alien life forms.