Public knows the value of science, but not the meaning


  • MichaelMichael Carlowicz


The first of two parts in a series.

Americans love science, they just don't necessarily understand it. That is the message of Science & Engineering Indicators 1996, a compendium of statistics on science funding, education, and public attitudes toward science. The report was researched and drafted under the guidance of the National Science Board of the National Science Foundation (NSF).