If you want to capture the attention of the next generation of scientists, try captivating them with the wonders of space.
Summer is a season for children to enjoy, because it is a time when their very perception of time changes. The days seem to pass quickly — too quickly — until the months fade and the memories blur.
As exciting as SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch was, we should remember that the wonders of space, with its "billions and billions" of planets and stars, are not exclusive domain of a few billionaires.
Looking for ways to entertain your kids this holiday season? Stop looking down at touch-screen devices, and look up at the universe.
Producers and directors may think that science is only exciting when it is science fiction, but the truth is almost always stranger (and more interesting) than fiction.