“Conformity In Science Is Anathema To Progress. The Persistent Accusations That We Take Comfort In Agreeing With One Another Come From Those Who Have Never Attended Scientific Conferences.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson, in Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives On Civilization , p. 4
One of America’s foremost astrophysicists opposing the idea that to “follow the science” is to agree to consensus and not challenge scientific propositions at every turn. Science is not a matter of consensus. It is the pursuit of truth, wherever such pursuit may lead.