"If the interdependence of science and the humanities were more generally understood, men would be more likely to become masters of their technology and not its unthinking servants." --1964 Report of the Commission on the Humanities, which formed the National Endowment for the Humanities
The humanities can provide a useful way to connect the complex world of science with the lived human experience.
What role do scientific institutions play in our everyday lives? How can scientific and technological developments be better understood by the general public?