ah… see what making generalized, unsubstantiated statements coupled with fame can get you? – you could end up cited on this list. The Celebrities and Science Review 2008, prepared by the group Sense About Science, identifies some of the worst examples of scientific illiteracy among those who profess to know better – including top politicians. The Indepedent writes about it in its article Scientific illiteracy all the rage among the glitterati.
I’m trying to find the full article – the Celebrities and Science Review 2008.
Thus far – all I’ve found is the Celebrities and Science Review 2007
The website (Sense about Science) is quite interesting, by the way