|Speaking at the March for Science in Philly|
What amazed me today were the thousands of scientists who brave a raw and rainy April day in Philadelphia to march for science. I met some of my students early this morning and we took a train already packed into the city and found our way to the start of the march at City Hall. We marched the not quite 2 miles to Penn's landing, waving signs and occasionally even chanting. Scientists are quiet sorts, it turns out.
I enjoyed listening to snatches of conversation about people's work as they walked and talked. Science was happening even on the march! The signs were great - lots of old science jokes, some politics, some just...odd. "If you aren't part of the solution -- you are part of the precipitate." "What do Trump and atoms have in common? They make up everything."
a line from a 1970s novel, we could have had a while other conversation!]
|with some of my students|
If you want to know what I had to say, I did an interview with Sabrina Vourvoulias of NBC 10 in Philly —A Chemist, A Feminist and a Theologian Go to the March for Science.