Larry Moran wonders what makes someone a scientist. He thinks to achieve that title the person needs to be an "'expert' in some area of science." In the comments, there are a few different takes; primarily saying it is what someone does that matters. Moran also clarifies, "I think of a scientist as someone who is an expert in some field of the natural sciences and whose full-time profession is doing science where 'doing' can include teaching about science, writing about science, and even administration work related to science."
Scientist 'til the Day You Die
Aug 28, 2008