” My sense, talking to the general public around the country, is that most people don’t have a very high level of scientific literacy. “


” People seem to be afraid of science, and certainly, people seem to be afraid of mathematics. And I think that’s such a shame, because I don’t think it’s as hard as people seem to think it is. “


” People have this idea that if you’re not brilliant like Einstein, you can’t be a scientist. And that’s just a myth. He was the one out of a million scientists, but there were 999,999 other scientists who were not as brilliant but who just do great science, as well. “


” When I was in college, I didn’t like physics a lot, and I really wasn’t very good at physics. And there were a lot of people around me who were really good at physics: I mean, scary good at physics. And they weren’t much help to me, because I would say, ‘How do you do this?’ They’d say, ‘Well, the answer’s obvious. “


” Most people have already seen a cosmic collision. If you’ve seen a shooting star ever, you’ve seen a cosmic collision, because a shooting star is not a star. It’s a tiny dust or pea sized fragment of an asteroid or a comet hitting our atmosphere and burning up as it hits in, as it comes in. “


” It’s very clear that global climate change is occurring on earth, but it’s also been very clear that that has always happened on earth. We’ve always had a changing climate on earth. We all know about ice ages. We know when our continent was covered with ice sheets. We know glaciers come and they go. It puzzles me that people forget that. “



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