Does science literacy matter? Yes, and here’s why

09/12/2013 15:18

By Ken Friedman
When the email notice for The Weekend Conversation landed on Saturday, I was intrigued and slightly startled by the opening teaser from the site’s Science + Technology editor, Paul Dalgarno. He got one of the seven questions wrong in the Australian Academy of Science’s (AAS) recent science literacy survey, and his teaser amounted to a public confession of sorts. [Read more] ...