Why is science not delivered as part of our routine news bulletins in the same way as, say, business and sport?
Enter a group from the University of Queensland, who yesterday posted an open letter to radio station Triple J and initiated an online petition asking that the station include at least 20 seconds of science news in its hourly news updates.
Give them what they want
The Australian National University’s ANUPoll of 2010 showed some interesting data regarding how Australians view science.
It is noteworthy that more Australians were interested in hearing about health issues, new medical discoveries, environmental issues, new scientific discoveries and new inventions and technologies than they were about sport or politics.
Written By: Peter Ellertoncontinue to source article at theconversation.com