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Pennsylvania State University professor and climate scientist Michael E. Mann has been selected to receive the 2018 AAAS Public Engagement with Science Award.
The annual contest, now in its eighth year, honors researchers who communicate scientific ideas through dance.
Launched over ten years ago, the MESSENGER spacecraft from NASA is now reaching its final destination.

When physicist Francis Slakey decided to become the first person to climb the highest peak on every continent and surf every ocean, he never thought the challenge would cause him to reevaluate his approach to life and his career. But after encountering some unanticipated complications during his world travels, that’s just what happened.