Friday, April 29, 2005

Science is not just a matter of opinion

From Sanfrancisco Daily News:
(Thursday, April 28, 2005:)

The wonders of the Internet; overcoming dreaded diseases such as polio; our first steps to explore space; the ability to locate anything on Earth to within a few feet with a global positioning system -- all are powerful reminders that science and technology can change the world in a most positive manner. They have a wonderful opportunity to play in shaping the society we live in -- but they cannot do that successfully if science is allowed to become simply a matter of opinion.

Read the article written by Richard N. Zare.

(Richard N. Zare is the Marguerite Blake Wilbur professor of natural science in the Chemistry Department at Stanford University).

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