From 'cold' science to 'hot' research: the texture of controversy
AbstractExamines the changing roles of science exhibitions from places of 'cold' science, where secure, closed and fixed knowledge is communicated, to places that increasingly engage with 'hot', controversial research and open debates.
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Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2009
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Science and technology studies; museums; science exhibitions; controversies;
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