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Unscientific America : how scientific illiteracy threatens our future / Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum.

Author/Creator:
Mooney, Chris.
Publication:
New York : Basic Books, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 209 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Science -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Communication in science -- United States.
Science in popular culture -- United States.
Contents:
From a scientist and a writer
Why Pluto matters ; Rethinking the problem of scientific illiteracy
The rise and cultural decline of American science. From Sputnik to Sagan ; Third culture, or nerd culture?
Different rifts, still divided. Science Escape 2008 ; Unpopular science ; Hollywood and the mad scientists ; Bruising their religion
The future in our bones. The bloggers cannot save us ; Is our scientists learning? [sic]
A new mission for American science.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-198) and index.
Contributor:
Kirshenbaum, Sheril.
ISBN:
9780465013050 (alk. paper) :
0465013058 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
213851106
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