Scientists to March on Washington to Protest ‘Alternative Facts’
|04/18/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
For nuclear physics graduate student Chelsea Bartram, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway’s “alternative facts” were the last straw.
President Donald Trump had disputed photographic evidence of the size of his inauguration crowd. Reporters challenged him. Conway’s response — that the administration gave “alternative facts” — has become a widely used hashtag for anything demonstrably untrue.
“A lot of us do care about this notion of an objective reality,”said Bartram, who is pursuing a doctorate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
“Many scientists I know, myself included, spend so many hours in the lab sacrificing enormous amounts of their life for read more >>>