By: Peter Linett

April 23, 2018

Using examples from live storytelling and comedy events, podcasts, and Hollywood, Linett argues that science communicators and educators need to embrace subjective modes of expression and participation in order—paradoxically enough—to make the objectivity and rigor of science accessible to the public. “Framing science as warm-blooded, personal, and therefore necessarily idiosyncratic is what allows nonexperts to get closer to it, identify with and enjoy it, and let it become part of how they see themselves and the world.” Published in the magazine of the Association of Science & Technology Centers (ASTC), Dimensions, as part of a special issue on adult engagement.

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