What draws you in to read an article you see in a magazine or journal? Past experiences? Current interests? In the case of the November 2015 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education, it was Darth Vader.
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It was Oregonians only (lucky me!) for PBS’s limited release of The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements in fall 2014. A national premiere is now at hand—mark your calendar for your local station’s broadcast.
TV and movie screens today offer us a desperate fight against crazy-fast zombies, a peek into celebrities’ lives where truth is often stranger than fiction, million-dollar game shows, and more. Can portraits of science compete?