Alan Alda attacks science jargon in “Flame Challenge,” a science communications contest for young people (video)
Xeni Jardin, boingboing.net

In this PBS New­sHour seg­ment, sci­ence cor­re­spon­dent Miles O’Brien reports on a con­test launched by actor and author Alan Alda that chal­lenges sci­en­tists to explain the sci­ence behind a flame, while flex­ing their com­mu­ni­ca­tion…