When a story about a scientific discovery is told in a good way, it’s not just about the science.
A good science writer understands the significance of what’s being reported.
And a good scientific writer can tell stories that capture the imagination and the interest of readers.
We’re in an age of great discoveries and scientific discoveries, which are exciting but also scary, and yet fascinating.
How do we tell good science stories?
To make the most of science stories, you need a writer who’s also a scientist.
The more scientific you are, the better you are at telling good science.
This article was originally published in New Scientist magazine.
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