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Standing up for science at the Women's March

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Standing up for science at the Women's March

Scientists and science supporters joined the Women's March and sister marches yesterday. They're worried about what might happen to science during the Trump term.

Researchers at the Women's March in Washington DC defended their work, writes Nature. Among them were a number of US government employees who told Nature that they worried for their jobs under the Trump administration.

Read more: http://www.nature.com/news/scientists-join-massive-protest-against-trump-1.21345

Standing up for science at the Women's March

These are dire days for science so we welcome all the pro-science messages spotted. Here are some favorites.

Save science.

Standing up for science at the Women's March

"What do we want? Evidence based science. When do we want it? After peer review."

Standing up for science at the Women's March

Antarctic scientists joined in. Seals = science.

Standing up for science at the Women's March

You can't legislate the laws of nature!

Standing up for science at the Women's March

Science is not a liberal conspiracy.

Standing up for science at the Women's March

Science is a party for everyone. We value curiosity. We value diversity.

500WomenScientists.org is a group of scientists that formed after Trump's "anti-knowledge, anti-science" election. In 2 months their group has grown from 1-13,000 scientists in 2,700 scientific disciplines.

Standing up for science at the Women's March

Read their pledge and join them: https://500womenscientists.org/updates/2017/1/19/weekly-wrap-up

Standing up for science at the Women's March
Standing up for science at the Women's March

The thing about science is that it's true whether you believe it or not.

Standing up for science at the Women's March

Families stand up for science.

Standing up for science at the Women's March

No science, no evidence, no facts, no democracy.

Standing up for science at the Women's March

Think while it's still legal.

Standing up for science at the Women's March

Make our climate great again.

Standing up for science at the Women's March
Standing up for science at the Women's March

Scientists for truth.

Standing up for science at the Women's March

Girls just wanna have fun....ding for science.

Standing up for science at the Women's March

Marchers worry that the president's rhetoric and nominee choices threaten research, the scientific method and reproductive rights, reports Scientific American.

Standing up for science at the Women's March

"Some of the protestors said they were here to stand in solidarity with efforts to protect the rights of women and their families. Others said they came to register their dismay about the Trump administrationโ€™s stance on certain scientific and medical issuesโ€”including climate change, reproductive rights and the future of research funding. Some researchers who joined the march said they were alarmed over what might happen to science in general with Trump at the helm." ~ Scientific American

Read the Scientific American article: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/womens-march-on-washington-protestors-say-science-is-a-driving-force/?WT.mc_id=SA_TW_POLE_NEWS

Data science is getting a little attention, with the debate over how many people attended the Trump inauguration. 160,000 is the estimate from crowd scientists. It CAN be estimated.

Standing up for science at the Women's March

Popular Mechanics looks at estimating crowd-size and why it's so hard, and how it gets even harder when political motives are involved.

Standing up for science at the Women's March

Read it:

Bad Astronomer responds to a Trump spokesperson declaring in a television news show today that the Trump administration uses "alternative facts":

Standing up for science at the Women's March

Source: Twitter

Scientists are organizing a march on Washington, and there appears to be an alternate Twitter for the national parks account that was muzzled today.

Standing up for science at the Women's March
Standing up for science at the Women's March
Standing up for science at the Women's March
Standing up for science at the Women's March
Standing up for science at the Women's March
Standing up for science at the Women's March