New polls indicates a dim view of U.S. scientific achievement
Broadcast: Midmorning, 07/10/2009, 9:06 a.m.
Though American scientists believe their work is the best in the world, the American public at large take a much dimmer view, according to a new survey by the Pew Center and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
- Alan Leshner: CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and executive publisher of the journal Science.
- Claudia Driefus: Writes the "Conversation with. . . ", an interview series with scientists for the New York Times. She's also a professor at Columbia University who teaches scientists how to write for a general audience.
- Sylvia Earle: Oceanographer and a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence. She was the chief scientist for the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration from 1990 - 1992.
- How much do you know about science? Pew's Quiz
- American Association for the Advancement of Science
- Article Index for Claudia Dreifus
- Sylvia Earle's Web site