Science: so what?

Science: so what?

Science: so what?

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Sept. 30 2009 2:44 PM

Science: so what?

BABloggee Steven Duckworth just pointed out to me something very cool: the UK government has a campaign running to promote science! It's called (and I love this) "Science: So What? So Everything", and their website has lots of info about science, its impact on society, examples of everyday science, news, science events, and interviews with famous scientists.

It's rare for a government to have such a nice program promoting science, and it's even rarer when they seem to have an actual ability to make it fun... for example, sponsoring a green race car (there's a picture for proof, too)! Of course, it helps when the person who owns the company making the car is Lord Drayson, the UK Minister for Science and Innovation.

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All in all, very cool. I'd love to see my own government doing something like this...