Conversations on Science: Science for All

Episode 89

Conversations on Science: Science for All

Stat: 54%: The share of Americans who view scientists as good communicators.

Story: In the last episode of our science season, we explore how scientists communicate: What is the state of our national conversation on science, and who is doing the talking? Guests include Laura Lindenfeld, executive director of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and dean of the School of Journalism at Stony Brook University, and Shirley Malcom of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  

(Sound of Alan Alda recorded by the National Academy of Sciences and the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science)

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