Re: Popular(izing) Science

From: Amara Graps (
Date: Thu Feb 08 2001 - 13:25:46 MST

From: "John Marlow" <>, Wed, 7 Feb 2001

>Thus, to become
>popular with the masses is quite often to become UNpopular with the
>scientific community. Not a good thing when your research and your
>career depend upon the opinions and support of others within the

On what scientific field you are basing your statements?

This is not at all true in my field (astronomy and planetary science).


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