July 1, 2008
Astronomy/Cosmology, evolutionary biology, most other aspects of biology. I also follow theoretical physics, particularly anything that has potential to shed light on cosmological puzzles. Watching the work being done on Quantum Gravity (the various approaches), and fascinated by the article in the most recent Scientific American on this.
Scientific American, Science News magazine, Science Illustrated, various blogs, a couple of podcasts, various science news websites aggregated on a "My Google" page
Another Carl Sagan, and another prime-time series such as Cosmos. Books are good for people like us, but too many people aren't reading books.
Although my degree is in a non-science field, I've always LOVED all sciences and read/watch/listen to more science-oriented books, magazines, blogs, podcasts, and TV shows than those of my own career field. If I were younger, I would probably go for
Good group of people, well organized, very interesting topics, decent venue, and great choice of lecturers. I'm looking forward to attending more of these meetings.