President Obama appointed the Science Museum of Minnesota's very own president, Dr. Eric Jolly, to the National Museum and Library Services Board. Here's all the pertinent information. Congratulations Dr. Jolly!
Courtesy Public domainToday at the White House Science Fair, President Obama announced his appearance on the Discovery Channel's show Mythbusters. The episode airs December 8, 2010. It's nice to see the president involved with science so this might be worth watching. Go here for more on the Mythbusters appearance. And some other info here.
President Obama shared his personal smoking story during the bill signing ceremony that toughens up regulations on cigarette production and distribution. However, he doesn't quite tell us if he's an ex-smoker yet.