“Quite simply, being well-read or educated, to most of us, doesn’t mean that you understand basic physics; it just means you are relatively well-versed in the arts. The question is, is this a bad thing?”
A really interesting read from Sylvia McLain - Why is it that culturally, we don’t expect scientific literacy, despite it being the heart of many aspects of modern life? What do you think? Personally I think that everyone should stop banging on about Brian Cox.