Galileo the science publicist
What we can learn from the great astronomer. From the initial response to the pandemic to facing the realities of climate change, there is a storm of denialism in our current political landscape. But, as astrophysicist Mario Livio reveals, the scientists putting their credibility on the line to promote life-saving information can take heart from Galileo Galilei. Here, he argues that the most important aspect of the influential thinker's work was the masterful ways he promoted his ideas.