First a Flame, Now Time

Alan Alda continues to challenge scientists to describe scientific concepts in lay terms.

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A key need in this age of

A key need in this age of instant communication and high politicization of nearly everything. So many people have very little understanding of science and the scientific method leading to fear, distrust of science, and the thought that scientifically supportable facts are mere opinions. As scientists we need to make complex concepts easy to understand and to see how they fit in and affect lives.