If German Chancellor Angela Merkel, shown here with President Donald Trump, were an American politician, she’d be a rarity: a trained scientist – she’s a chemist – who’s risen to the height of the political world. Scientists in the United States are organizing to have more of their number elected to political offices, long dominated by lawyers and businesspeople.
If German Chancellor Angela Merkel, shown here with President Donald Trump, were an American politician, she’d be a rarity: a trained scientist – she’s a chemist – who’s risen to the height of the political world. Scientists in the United States are organizing to have more of their number elected to political offices, long dominated by lawyers and businesspeople. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP
If German Chancellor Angela Merkel, shown here with President Donald Trump, were an American politician, she’d be a rarity: a trained scientist – she’s a chemist – who’s risen to the height of the political world. Scientists in the United States are organizing to have more of their number elected to political offices, long dominated by lawyers and businesspeople. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

With Trump in charge, scientists say it’s time they got serious about politics

March 22, 2017 1:23 PM