The Apollo 10 crew, credited as the fastest people in history. How a scientist would talk about being the "fastest" became a sticking point in writing The Martian, as discussed in one of the pieces we read this week.
NCSE moved offices this week, which left less time than usual for reading. But the fact that all our books and computers are in boxes didn't keep me or my colleagues from getting caught up in some good reads.
Josh Rosenau is a former Programs and Policy Director at NCSE.
We can't afford to lose any time when it comes to the future of science education.