Bridging the science gap
When scientists are cut off from the broader culture, both sides are impoverished
A warning to readers: The following alarm about the multifaceted danger of defunding science in the United States is being sounded by a guy who (to my undying shame) flunked high school chemistry. If a right-brainer like me sees what’s wrong with the growing gap between scientific endeavor and public support for science, the problem must be serious. And the gap will grow under the Paul Ryan budget plan.