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    Scientific outreach involving people with disabilities does not require specific techniques for specific conditions. An inclusive approach involving complementary senses not only helps those with disabilities but everyone else as well.

    • Enrique Pérez-Montero
    Nature Astronomy 3, 114-115
  • News and Views |

    Astronomers around the world are keen and confident public communicators, with academic leaders in senior positions being the most active. They enjoy engaging with the public, with no rewards expected.

    • Marina Joubert
    Nature Astronomy 3, 131-132
  • Comments and Opinion |

    Researchers in various contexts have long struggled with an apparent disconnect between an individual’s level of understanding of biological evolution and their acceptance of it as an explanation for the history and diversity of life. Here, we discuss the main factors associated with acceptance of evolution and chart a path forward for evolution education research.

    • Ryan D. P. Dunk
    • , M. Elizabeth Barnes
    • , Michael J. Reiss
    • , Brian Alters
    • , Anila Asghar
    • , B. Elijah Carter
    • , Sehoya Cotner
    • , Amanda L. Glaze
    • , Patricia H. Hawley
    • , Jamie L. Jensen
    • , Louise S. Mead
    • , Louis S. Nadelson
    • , Craig E. Nelson
    • , Briana Pobiner
    • , Eugenie C. Scott
    • , Andrew Shtulman
    • , Gale M. Sinatra
    • , Sherry A. Southerland
    • , Emily M. Walter
    • , Sara E. Brownell
    •  & Jason R. Wiles