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So what is a ‘scientist’ anyway? Part 1.

Guest post by: StephS Part 1 Science in fiction has been analysed by scholars who frequently look at how scientists are portrayed in fiction. But how can you analyse how “scientists” are portrayed, if you haven’t defined what a scientist … Continue reading

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The Big Bang Theory: a science in fiction backflip?

Guest post by: StephS Sheldon, Leonard, Raj and Howard are the four scientists in The Big Bang Theory that have slowly been taking over and dominating our television screens. Yet they don’t fit into any conventional science show roles, so … Continue reading

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