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On Saturday millions of people around the world participated in localised marches 'for science'.
This may seem an odd abstract concept to march in favour of, and many would usually agree.
March for Science, San Fransisco, California.
Current events have escalated fears in the scientific community that a quasi-Spanish Inquisition is on the rise around the world, suppressing independent thought for political purposes.
Scientists cite the Trump administration's censorship of environmental scientists, and British comrades fear that Brexit will cut the UK off from Europe's scientific collaborations.
In addition to serious signs about the importance of science, here are the ones that tickled indy100.
PERIODIC TABLE DOG #marchforscience #London https://t.co/Hz9E9Jipwo — Rowan Hooper ローワン フーパー (@Rowan Hooper ローワン フーパー)
I like how this young girl has worded it so even the President of the United States can understand #marchforscience https://t.co/NpQHuIRC0y — Mike P Williams (@Mike P Williams)
Time to react? Bold and imaginative protests to defend perceived threats on science go global #marchforscience… https://t.co/LgWWrtnknT — New Europeans #EUFringe (@New Europeans #EUFringe)
Here's what it was like at the #MarchForScience https://t.co/Ra6UHcWJPm https://t.co/Qv9qAd0teh — Science Friday (@Science Friday)
#marchforscience Salt Lake City https://t.co/vNCyhcmzuM — Wayne Padgett (@Wayne Padgett)
People #MarchforScience in Amsterdam, Netherlands https://t.co/rPUQh7TuZk — SafetyPin-Daily (@SafetyPin-Daily)
#sciencemarchdc This young lady must really care! In Ann Arbor's #marchforscience https://t.co/0yYOlVmUu6 — Nancy Skinner (@Nancy Skinner)
Hands down the best sign from the #marchforscience 😂 https://t.co/7dsbcOkPNX — Matthew A. Cherry (@Matthew A. Cherry)
this is what democracy looks like!! #marchforscience https://t.co/AV08e8HGOW — Annie Zhang (@Annie Zhang)
Just a few of the excellent signs at the #MarchForScience. 👏 https://t.co/uYdJODkFY5 — Pop Crave (@Pop Crave)
"At the start of every disaster movie there's a scientist being IGNORED."
Who's seen some good #marchforscience si… https://t.co/5kttFWSs1F — Mikel Jollett (@Mikel Jollett)
Uh-oh, Antarctica, these underwater scientists in Guam are giving you some competition for most badass… https://t.co/CHE0340jcT — NastyWomenofNPS (@NastyWomenofNPS)
Winner of most badass #sciencemarch goes to...ANTARCTICA! https://t.co/sXvx7cmivv — NastyWomenofNPS (@NastyWomenofNPS)
Favorite sign so far at #MarchforScience https://t.co/iEajWn0Bd7 — CAŦMAN (@CAŦMAN)
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