Unscientific America

Living on Earth
A new Pew Research Center poll has found most Americans don't believe in evolution, don't think climate change is human-induced, and don't know that electrons are smaller than atoms. Journalist Chris Mooney says the findings point to America's collective scientific illiteracy. He co-authored the book "Unscientific America" and talks with host Jeff Young about what's at stake if we don't get our science straight.
Sign up for our daily newsletter

Sign up for The Top of the World, delivered to your inbox every weekday morning.