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    What is maverick science?

    August, 4th 2023

    Names like Galileo, da Vinci, Curie, and Tesla are almost synonymous with what it means to be a maverick scientist: they have challenged dogma, launched new science fields, and explored uncharted territory, sometimes putting themselves in danger while doing so. Today’s maverick scientists dare to question established science and delve into technological or theoretical challenges that appear not worthy of mainstream attention or impossible to address.

    In this infographic, to help identify these scientists, we present traits of the maverick mindset, as well as fundamental questions surrounding the context of frontier science production.

    Read more about maverick scientists and how to support frontier science in the interview with Jorge Moll.


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