Poll: Science Popularizer / Communicator
Which of these people well known for explaining science to the public has done the most effective job. You may discuss this poll here.
Poll by: dan_dassow
Created Dec 23 2013
Produced, wrote and hosted. Cosmos (1980). An American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, science popularizer and science communicator in astronomy and natural sciences.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Produced, hosted and wrote Nova ScienceNow (2005) and Nova (1974). An American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science communicator. He is currently the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space and a research associate in the department of astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History.
Mr. Wizard (1951), Mr. Wizard (1971) and Mr. Wizard's World (1983)
Bill Nye, the Science Guy (1993)
Beakman's World (1992)
A prolific American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.
Arthur C. Clarke
Co-wrote 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). A science writer, who was both an avid popularizer of space travel and a futurist of uncanny ability.
Connections (1978) and The Day the Universe Changed (1985)
An English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.
Studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University. As director of Programmes with editorial responsibility for both the BBC's television networks, wrote and presented Life on Earth (1979) (then the most ambitious series ever produced by the BBC Natural History Unit). This became a trilogy, with The Living Planet (1984) and The Trials of Life (1990). He also wrote and produced a number of other series in natural history.
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