- OK, so this Monday was made infinitely better by the #IAmaScientistBecause hashtag. There were so many great ones, but here are a few of my faves, and what I took from them.
- Lessons #1: Scientists are curious:
- — Steve Hauck (@hauck)Mon, Apr 06 2015 17:14:39
- — Sarah Goodwin (@patronin)Mon, Apr 06 2015 19:44:22#IAmAScientistBecause it's exciting, curiosity driven, intellectually stimulating. You get to advance our knowledge of how the world works!
- — Jordan Gaines Lewis (@GainesOnBrains)Mon, Apr 06 2015 19:52:18#IAmAScientistBecause the human body is fascinating, and I want to add to the story of why it is so.
- — Amanda Waite (@amandajwaite)Mon, Apr 06 2015 19:39:48#IAmAScientistBecause I have always been fascinated by the world around me & know the secrets it has to share with those willing to listen!
- — E. C. Chang (@knottedthreads)Mon, Apr 06 2015 19:25:43#IAmAScientistBecause I suffer from insatiable curiosity. (And an affection for flammable reactions, but we won't talk about that.)
- Lesson #2: Scientists benefit from early inspiration:
- — James Borrell (@James_Borrell)Mon, Apr 06 2015 20:23:53#IAmAScientistBecause Because the natural world has given me so much enjoyment, that the least I can do is work to protect and preserve it.
- Lesson 3: Science has something to offer that other systems don't:
- — Paul D. Miller (@djspooky)Mon, Apr 06 2015 16:59:28
- Lesson 3: Scientists get to do cool stuff in cool places...and frightening stuff in dark places:
A Few of the Greatest #IAmaScientistBecause Tweets
Some of the ones that made me smile the most