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A Brief History of Scientific Celebrity

A Brief History of Scientific Celebrity

by Declan Fahy
Volume 39.4, July/August 2015

Feature

Science is personified by a handful of articulate, media-savvy scientists who stimulate new thinking, 
drive scientific controversies, enhance public understanding, mobilize social movements, 
and shape policy. To millions, these scientific celebrities are the public face of science.