This is the scientist sat in his laboratory. Say hello to the happy scientist. “Hello, happy scientist” See how he works. Look, he has found something. Well done. Here is the communications manager. He tells everyone what has been found. I hope someone is listening. This man was listening. He is very busy writing stories […]

As it is Christmas how about a little bit of Morecambe and Wise…..as a response to those who might want to decontextualise scientific knowledge. Among the comedy duo’s many catch-phrases and recurring visual gags was the one where Eric would swing a Karate chop and press his open hand under Ernie’s chin saying “Get out […]

There should be a version of Godwin’s law that applies to science communication. It would be something like this: “As any discussion of science communication grows longer, the probability of an explanation involving Snow’s Two Cultures approaches 1.” As with Godwin’s original law which highlighted the danger of overusing Nazi analogies in discussion, so too […]

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