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pop·u·lar·ize

 (pŏp′yə-lə-rīz′)
tr.v. pop·u·lar·ized, pop·u·lar·iz·ing, pop·u·lar·iz·es
1. To make popular: A famous dancer popularized the new hairstyle.
2. To present in a widely understandable or acceptable form: popularize technical material for a general audience.

pop′u·lar·i·za′tion (-lər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
pop′u·lar·iz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.popularizer - someone who makes attractive to the general public
communicator - a person who communicates with others
Translations

popularizer

n he is a great popularizer of political/scientific ideaser macht politische/wissenschaftliche Ideen auch der breiten Masse zugänglich

popularizer

[ˈpɒpjʊləˌraɪzəʳ] ndivulgatore/trice
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Hoffmann is an active science popularizer. He participated, for example, in the production of a television course in introductory chemistry titled 'The World of Chemistry,' shown widely since 1990.
Hawking conducted groundbreaking research into black holes and the origins of the universe, and gained global fame as a popularizer and communicator of science.
Internationally, Zevi is known as a popularizer of Frank Lloyd Wright and an advocate for "organicism." In Italy, he was for decades a ubiquitous and unapologetic (sometimes grating) critical voice near to saturating the media with a newspaper column, a television show, a journal, a professorship, numerous books, and a government position.
He is also a science popularizer, a best-selling author, and president of the nonprofit organization Intentional Insights (www.intentionalinsights.org).
When the two Voyager space probes - Voyager I and Voyager II - were launched in the late 1970s, each of them carried a 12-inch gold-plated copper disk containing sounds and images depicting the diversity of life and culture on Earth. The contents of the record, selected for NASA by a committee chaired by the famed cosmologist and science popularizer Carl Sagan, included several images and a variety of natural sounds that might just give a sentient alien an inkling of what life on Earth was once like. 
Mostly though he is a science popularizer. Like Carl Sagan before him, his true dream is to engage people everywhere in science.
In his three-page introduction, Harrington, professor emeritus of the Milltown Institute of Theology and Philosophy in Dublin and a prolific popularizer of current biblical scholarship, deftly indicates the post-70 AD circumstances of Matthew's Gospel and its Jewish-Christian author's concern to present Jesus as teacher or sage for a community "in a state of 'cold war' with official Judaism" (2).
As head of the David Suzuki Foundation, he's both a promoter of science and a popularizer. So when David Suzuki speaks, I listen.
Qiuyu has developed an honored reputation as a representative and popularizer of Chinese culture, lecturing at Harvard, Yale, and other institutions.
Vladimir Arnold was a major Russian mathematician and popularizer of mathematics.
He was a mathematician, a philosopher of science, and a popularizer. The latter role is particularly important because every generation needs its public intellectuals who transmit the science of their day into language suitable for the layperson.