tcd004 writes: If the American public doesn't come to grips with simple scientific concepts, like: 'What is a nanometer?' "it could cost the American economy, because what the public doesn't understand, it might no longer support, while other countries invest in the next phase of technology" says George Whitesides of Harvard's Whitesides Research Group.
Nothing in progression can rest on its original plan. We may as well think of
rocking a grown man in the cradle of an infant. -- Edmund Burke