Rafi Schwartz


Hashtag #FieldWorkFail Lets Scientists Share Their Hilariously Less-Impressive Moments

Being a scientist isn’t always such a glamorous job. This new hashtag lets us in on the lighter side of serious research.

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This article originally appeared on 08.06.15

For as much as we lionize science and scientists, we often do so without fully understanding what goes into being a successful researcher. As the beneficiaries of scientific discovery, we're usually only privy to the product, not the process, and accordingly, we're inclined to assume that science and scientists are as bright and shiny as the discoveries produced.

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