Bridging gaps in science

“It’s easy to get very frustrated about some of these things. It’s frustrating to see that Americans don’t know how lasers work. It’s also worth noting that these feelings have stayed pretty stable over time…It looks like the public may not know about science but they seem to like the science community pretty well.”– John C. Besley, Michigan State University,¬†AAAS session:¬†What Do People Think about Science and Technology?