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Global survey finds scientists have more credibility than spiritual leaders

Atomic scientist and Nobel prize winner Professor Enrico Fermi writes on a chalkboard during a lecture in Milan, Italy.

A photograph of particle physicist Enrico Fermi was featured in a study of scientists’ credibility — but few participants recognized him. Credit: Keystone/Getty

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Nature 602, 365 (2022)



  1. Hoogeveen, S. et al. Nature Hum. Behav. (2022).

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