What if Scientists Were Like Celebrities? PopTech 2011 Science and Public Leadership Fellows Announced

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What if Scientists Were Like Celebrities? PopTech 2011 Science and Public Leadership Fellows Announced What if Scientists Were Like Celebrities? PopTech 2011 Science and Public Leadership Fellows Announced
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What if Scientists Were Like Celebrities? PopTech 2011 Science and Public Leadership Fellows Announced

by Alex Goldmark

August 4, 2011

Scientists don't rise to celebrity status that often, and for good reason. Many would rather spend their extra hours in the research lab rather than courting public favor. But what if there was a middle ground and scientists could serve as public leaders, shepharding their research through public debates? Would we make fewer stupid decisions?
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