The Language of Science

When communicating a new idea to someone, use the language they’re familiar with. Seems reasonable, but as soon as you go out into the world, you see plenty of examples where this doesn’t happen. In this essay, I want to describe what happens when we commit this error in the realm of science. Grab a physicist, and force them to sit through a mathematics seminar. Assuming they know the basics of the topic to follow…

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