It also can be something of a trap for a well-intentioned academic who wants to write for this audience, as writing for the lay person is often contemptuously dismissed as “popularization.” Woe to the academic who puts an article from The Atlantic or a book from Simon & Schuster into her tenure portfolio! It takes courage. My view is that these brave souls should be called out and celebrated. They are my heroes.
I couldn’t agree more. The images are beautiful, as you absorb what’s being contemplated. Happy Friday.
Position in a daily arXiv email report can determine future citations. A German physicist struggles to determine why.