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Physics & language

Read articles that touch on the intersection of physics and language.

06/01/21

Einstein’s garden: translating physics into Blackfoot

Sharon Yellowfly has been preserving and expanding the Blackfoot language by translating the announcements of LIGO’s universe-bending discoveries.

03/02/21

How English became the language of physics

Today, more than 90% of the indexed articles in the natural sciences are published in English. That wasn’t always the case.

08/11/20

Physics in a second language

Three physicists share their experiences learning and communicating physics in a foreign language: English.

12/03/19

A matter of interpretation

Deaf scientist Giordon Stark works to ensure the field of physics research is accessible to all.

10/22/19

Hacking the physics seminar

Feeling left out of some traditional paths to community in particle physics, a group of Latin American researchers created their own way to connect.

10/08/19

Raising a new set of flags at Fermilab

Many researchers from Latin America can trace their entry into experimental particle physics to an initiative started by former Fermilab Director Leon Lederman.

03/12/19

Decolonizing science through sci comm

Science writer Sibusiso Biyela aims to bring science back to South Africa’s Zulu communities.

06/13/17

Fermilab en español (EN)

The particle physics laboratory makes a Spanish connection.