“It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.” Edmund Burke, politician (1729 – 97).
Thursday, 4 March 2010
Stamp out bullying
Bullying was a news topic in the UK last week, but where does bullying collide with science? Blogs and other social media seem to be one arena, no doubt Isaac Newton (who appears on a new UK stamp, see below) would have used these tools in his tactics towards Robert Hooke. Ten Fellows of the Royal Society celebrated on postage stamps - news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8535836.stm - .