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Feb 02, 2006 Book Review
Science, Technology, and the public in the European Periphery

by Agustí Nieto-Galan and Faidra Papanelopoulou

From 1 to 3 June 2006, the 5th STEP Meeting devoted to the “Popularisation of Science and Technology in the European Periphery” was held in the city of Mahon in the island of Minorca (Spain). STEP ("Science and Technology in the European Periphery" []) was founded in Barcelona in 1999, and gathers around hundred historians of science from all over Europe with a special interest in the role of Science and Technology in countries that traditionally have not played a leading role in the advancement of science and technology. The main results of the 5th STEP meeting are presented in this paper.

Volume 5 • Issue 04 • 2006

Feb 02, 2006 Book Review
Newspaper space for science

by Marta M. Kanashiro

In recent years, courses, events and incentive programs for scientific journalism and the divulgation of science have proliferated in Brazil. Part of this context is “Sunday is science day, history of a supplement from the post-war years”, a book published this year that is based on the Master’s degree research of Bernardo Esteves, a journalist specialized in science.

Volume 5 • Issue 03 • 2006

Dec 21, 2005 Book Review
Opposing the “lessons of things”, for children and adults

by Flavia Natércia da Silva Medeiros

A review of two books recently published by Vieira & Lent, by the Casa da Ciência (House of Science) and by the Oswaldo Cruz Museu da Vida (Life Museum, Cruz/Fiocruz), "O Pequeno Cientista Amador – a divulgação científica e o público infantil", and "Terra Incógnita – a interface entre ciência e público" ("The Young Amateur Scientist - scientific divulgation and the youthful public", and "Unknown Land – the interface between science and the public") is presented.

Volume 4 • Issue 04 • 2005

Dec 15, 2005 Book Review
"The elegant universe" by Brian Greene

by Giuseppe Mussardo

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Volume 1 • Issue 01 • 2002