People from across the country will be celebrating Year of Science 2009 with events, science cafes and even science festivals. Visit the COPUS YOS09 Web site to search for science events in your local community or submit your organization's planned activity. Another way to celebrate Year of Science is by taking small individual steps to recognize science and its role in our society. If you have an idea for how individuals can celebrate the Year of Science, share it here. You may find inspiration in the responses to an EPA Question of the Week: "What are your New Year’s resolutions to help protect the environment in 2009?"
The winner of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Video Contest has been announced.
Read inspiring and thought provoking quotations about this month's COPUS science theme. Submit your favorite science quotatations.
The breath you "see" on a cold winter's day may become a useful diagnostic tool.
All Month - Pioneers of Scientific and Engineering Discoveries at Penn State, University Park, PA
December 2 - Stars in the Park, San Diego, CA
December 2 - Science in the News 10th Annual Seminar Series at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
December 2-5 - Inherit the Wind, Brookings, SD
December 7 - Santa Ana Free Day at Discovery Science Center, Santa Ana, CA
December 7, 14, 21, 28 - Alchemy: Magic, Myth or Science?, Greenwich, CT
December 13-16 - Entomological Society of America's Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN
Two EPA researchers from the National Exposure Research Laboratory (NERL) studying the flora in the desert of Las Vegas, Nevada.