Janet Stemwedel and Sprogs Say... [The Rightful Place Project]

By now, you're probably aware of the Rightful Place Project, which is collecting text, images, audio, and video from scientists, engineers, and others involved in conversations about science in response to the question, What is science's rightful place?

I'm still thinking about my own response to this question. To help me think, I consulted with the Free-Ride offspring, and we recorded the audio of our conversation. If you don't feel like downloading the MP3, the transcript of our conversation is below.

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