Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future

Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future

Chris Mooney, Sheril Kirshenbaum


Climate switch, the strength concern, nuclear proliferation—many of the main pressing difficulties of the twenty-first century require medical ideas, but the USA is paying much less and not more awareness to scientists. for each 5 hours of cable information, below one minute is dedicated to technology, and the variety of newspapers with technological know-how sections has gotten smaller from ninety-five to thirty-three within the final two decades. In Unscientific America, journalist and best-selling writer Chris Mooney and scientist Sheril Kirshenbaum clarify this risky scenario, providing a extensive array of tasks which can opposite the present trend.

An impassioned name to fingers, Unscientific America exhorts american citizens to reintegrate technological know-how into public discourse—before it truly is too late.

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