What is Prometheus?

Prometheus is a project of the University of Colorado Center for Science and Technology Policy Research. Prometheus is designed to create an informal outlet for news, information, and opinion on science policy. We hope that Prometheus can foster broad participation and discussion.

Who is Prometheus?

The site was created by Tind Shepper Ryen, Mark Lohaus, and Roger Pielke, Jr. Contributors to the site, however, come from a variety of institutions and backgrounds. Frequent submitters’ posts can be found under the various “Author:” categories in the right sidebar.

Why Prometheus?

Noticing that the number of voices on the web discussing science policy issues was relatively small, we decided that a new weblog could materially add to discussion. Why the name? See this entry by Shep.