Crossover – Getting Artists To Think About Science

How do you get people to think creatively about science? The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation believes the arts can help. “Sloan’s Public Understanding of Science and Technology program spends $8 million to $10 million a year funding a slew of projects in film, theater, public television, books, radio, and new media. “We need people going back and forth between the [science and lay worlds]. And I thought the best way is through media such as film, TV, and theater. It’s very powerful.”