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Title

Using Science to Restore Faith – in Science

Authors

Greg Dick - Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Stephanie Keating - Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Abstract

The need for deep societal trust in science is now poignantly clear as COVID19 ravages the earth. This article, written before the onset of the pandemic looks to science as one means to regain this trust. The tension between humorous social memes and the torrent of misinformation they propagate are now in stark relief.