Three scientists, three wishes (with extras for the cosmologist)

Three scientists, three wishes (with extras for the cosmologist)

Research luminaries reveal the questions they'd most like to see answered

By Tom Siegfried, 17:29 PM November 8, 2010


When a cosmologist, a climatologist and a systems biologist walk into a bar and the bartender asks what they want, they don’t answer with drinks. They want discoveries.

Three such scientists walked into a hotel ballroom full of science writers November 8 and articulated more specifically just which discoveries they’d really like to see.

One “modest” wish came from Ralph Cicerone, the president of the National Academy of Sciences and a leading researcher in climate science. He would like to see...

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