Knowledge is sustenance. Your brain is hungry and you feed it with facts about one subject or the other. Science is no different, it is knowledge meant to be consumed. This analogy goes deeper than that simple summary. As food must be properly prepared for consumption, so too knowledge needs to be presented in a proper manner, this is especially true for the hard sciences.
When served improperly, cutting edge science can seem bland and indigestible, making it unappealing to the populace. Like a chef trains to perfect his craft, scientists train for years to gain understanding and insight in their fields. Not all people are trained chefs and not all people are trained scientists, but this vocational limitation should not restrict the public diet of scientific knowledge, without society becomes intellectually malnourished. This may all sound a tad hoity-toity, but the point is this: you should receive scientific knowledge in a manner accessible to you, regardless of your background. Whether you are a Nobel-prize winning physicist or a kindergartner, scientific knowledge will benefit all aspects of your life.
My purpose in these articles is to serve you succulent science, scintillating and stimulating to the senses. Regardless of who you are, you can feast upon these words and leave with a mind full of scientific understanding. The physical world operates by scientific laws, science advances medicine, technology, and culture. In the digital age we live in, there is no excuse for scientists to be out of touch with the general population and there is no need for the average person to be lacking in scientific knowledge. So, friends, I hope you will join me and dine upon the intellectual courses laid out for you here, at the table of Feeding on Science.