Science is Built on the Shoulders of Giants —But Everyone Isn’t a Giant

Photo: Rhett Allain.

Maybe that title isn’t the best — so let me just start off with an analogy.

Some people are catching a plane from Chicago to London. They get on the plane and everything is good. The plane takes off and starts heading in a Northeastern direction. After a short time, a passenger notices the direction.

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Physics faculty, science blogger of all things geek. Technical Consultant for CBS MacGyver and MythBusters. WIRED blogger.

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Rhett Allain

Physics faculty, science blogger of all things geek. Technical Consultant for CBS MacGyver and MythBusters. WIRED blogger.