Thursday, July 06, 2006

Nature on the most popular science blogs

The journal Nature had Technorati figure out the five most popular science blogs written by scientists in a news story. Here are the winners, with some brief descriptions added by me, and links to their posts about the story.

179th Pharyngula http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula (foaming at the mouth liberal atheist biology professor and evolution defender) Portrait of the blogger
1,647th The Panda’s Thumb http://www.pandasthumb.org/ (defenders of evolution, dissecters of intelligent design) Nature on Science Blogs
1,884th RealClimate http://www.realclimate.org/ (global warming is real, dammit! Or I'll jam this hockey stick up your ass!)
2,174th Cosmic Variance http://cosmicvariance.com/ (A pentarchy of physicists and astrophysicists talk about life, the universe and everything.) Pandering Frivolity
3,429th The Scientific Activist http://scienceblogs.com/scientificactivist (Never read it, actually. Guess I better start.) The Scientific Activist Ranked #5 in Science Blogging