Originally Posted by ShoeDLG
I thought this forum was for discussing science. I shudder to think of where we would be if the litmus test for scientific merit was the appeal of an idea to a jury.
Science at what level?
it is a model form-
as for appeal to a jury-
You missed the point
It is what can you present that can be readily grasped by non technically oriented folk Not stupid - just not technically sophisticated .
I have likely noted it before but an old friend who was head of Enginering at a larg university told me that of a given graduating class , only about 10% of the degreed engineers were of much value as engineers .
I had brought up the subject because of the engineering crew I had foisted on me to do detail work .
Nice people -good at math -no good at innovative stuff