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Personal essay

We do not live in a post-truth world, but one that needs science more than ever, writes

Just the facts

chloe ellingson

ABOUT AYER ago, while I was passionately immersed in getting the manuscript of my latest book, The Spinning Magnet: The Force That Created the Modern World and Could Destroy It, to my publisher, I found myself with a brief moment to surface and take the temperature of the times. It was shortly after the recent U.Slection and people were unironically talking about alternative facts and asserting that we are living in a post-truth world. News was fake. Non-fiction was fiction. Facts, it seemed, could be custom-made. And science was dubious at best, bent at worst, and largely irrelevant in either case.

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