The day is finally here, 99 years in the making, as the path of totality crosses solely through the continental U.S. Viewers in 14 states will have the opportunity to experience a total eclipse, while the rest of us will get a partial peek. Gif: NASA/Katy Mersmann

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Every Wednesday on Twitter, we highlight the work of a SuperScientist, like NASA astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison, who became the first African-American woman to travel in space in 1992.

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Data Journalism’s Sweet Spot

With the current fervor for big data and data journalism, what do statisticians and mathematicians think of the reporting that’s being done? We asked the STATS Advisory Board math and stats experts.

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Media Guide for Scientists

What to do before, during, and after a media interview.
Available for download and printable in black and white, or color.

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Sense About Science USA

We are improving communication, transparency, and the use of evidence in the sciences.  Get involved in our projects!

AllTrials USA

We create the tools, training, and guidance for patients, physicians, academics, pharmaceutical companies, and funders to advance transparency in clinical trials. We are building a grassroots network of engaged supporters to improve transparency in medical research.


We create resources and workshops for journalists and researchers to improve statistical literacy in scientific research and the news. We achieve this by working with academic statisticians through a collaboration with the American Statistical Association.

Scientifically Speaking

We create communication tools and workshops for scientists to promote effective public engagement. We want to bring science and society closer together by encouraging early-career scientists to participate in public outreach throughout their career.