nonscientist

nonscientist

(ˌnɒnˈsaɪəntɪst)
n
a person who is not a scientist
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Here are some possible questions from an amateur nonscientist for relevant government agencies to look into:
He begins by giving "a nonscientist guide" to readers so they can understand the scientific foundation that will allow EPGD to become a reality.
While the text naturally includes discussion of Dirac's professional life, the emphasis is on Dirac the person, making this a compelling read for both scientists and nonscientist general readers interested in an important period in modern history.
I anticipate that the Strategic Planning Group will comprise approximately 100 individuals, including NIEHS-supported scientists as well as nonscientist stakeholders.
Several essays are highly palatable reviews, for the nonscientist, of the flora and fauna of the desert.
Schlegel provides the nonscientist enough background information to grasp the concept of X-ray astronomy, and thus the reader may follow the future proceedings of these space explorations.
It takes a skilled and experienced author to make behavioral studies come alive for the nonscientist, who tends to care less about experiments and theories than about animals.
I would not be surprised to learn that today--unlike the early days--the majority of ACM members are nonscientists. Further, the work and contributions of nonscientist practitioners hs enriched and broadened ACM's activities and publications.
Witness the havoc wrought when one non-doctor, nonscientist, David Reynard, appeared on Larry King Live and announced that his wife used a cellular phone, his wife contracted and died of cancer, and therefore the phone caused her cancer.
By sounding a call to action at the conclusion of the book, A Farewell to Ice ameliorates some of its grim message by presenting concrete options for nonscientist climate warriors.
The text is well written, with explanations designed to make technical details accessible to a nonscientist. There are very few typos or similar errors, and with print on demand, they are quickly fixed, so a new copy should already correct the few that I spotted.
Engineers and astronomers will enjoy this book, as will many nonscientist readers--provided that they are so excited by the prospect of cheap space flight that they are not daunted by many pages of technical jargon.