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Why Are There So Few Women Science Popularizers?

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Dr. Sten Odenwald

For every Brian Greene who has deservedly become famous for his popularizations of string theory, there is a Lisa Randall whose brilliant work in brane theory has led to her highly readable accounts in books such as the 2011 Knocking on Heavens Dooras well as in a growing repertoire of TV and radio appearances.

Forsaking the Ivory Tower

Seth Shostak | Posted 02.11.2013 | Science
Seth Shostak

For the last hundred years, science has become a boutique activity, performed by high priests assumed to possess superior intellects and inferior social skills. But we can no longer afford to seclude science in an ivory tower.