Unscientific America : how scientific illiteracy threatens our future / Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum Mooney, Chris

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Mooney, Chris
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Science - Study and teaching - United States.; Communication in science - United States.; United States
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In his famous 1959 Rede lecture at Cambridge University, the scientifically-trained novelist C.P. Snow described science and the humanities as "two cultures," separated by a "gulf of mutual incomprehension." And the humanists had all the cultural power-the low prestige of science, Snow argued, left Western leaders too little educated in scientific subjects that were increasingly central to world problems: the elementary physics behind nuclear weapons, for instance, or the basics of plant science needed to feed the world's growing population. Now, Chris Mooney and Sheril Kir.
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