John Polanyi, still living and working at the University of Toronto won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in chemical kinetics. This Berlin born scientist is still an active contributor to the academic world at the age of 91.
Scientific developments in human history are a fantastic teaching tool. History has a huge impact on what we do today. Learning about our scientific past improves our scientific literacy skills, makes us appreciate how far we have come and it is fun for everyone to learn that our ancient ancestors were totally inventive and smarter than we might have thought.
Evolution of robotics has been happening a lot longer than anyone realizes. It began at least with the Egyptians over 1000 years BCE. Developments in artificial intelligence are taking robotics so much farther. There are amazon links in this post. As an affiliate I might make a small commission but at no cost to you.
A science gift guide is great for Christmas gift giving. Family, friends and your favorite science teacher will be enamored by the perfect science gift. Not only can they be lovingly used, they make great conversation pieces. Note: There are affiliate links in this post.
Systems in science are important. Organization is important in science and, to be honest, in most aspects of your life. Its how you make sense of the world.