History, Elisabeth Eaves writes, has a lesson for those who abandon science: Put politics and fundamentalism ahead of unbiased inquiry and your society is in peril. Elisabeth (@ElisabethEaves) makes her points in a review of Shawn Otto’s book, The War on Science: Who’s Waging It, Why It Matters, What We Can Do About It for The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. She concludes with a timely warning for our country.
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