Physics teacher and film-maker Alom Shaha decided to ask a whole bunch of scientists and educators that question, the answers to which he compiled on the ‘Why is Science Important?’ website that he had created for this purpose.
He then put all those answers – including, of course, his own – into an awesome video that is now available online:
Why is Science Important? from Alom Shaha on Vimeo.
[Via the Bad Astronomer]