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Beyond the Sagan effect

Nature Astronomyvolume 3pages131132 (2019) | Download Citation

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.

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  1. Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology, South African Research Chair in Science Communication, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa

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