From The Atom Smashers DVD Special Features, this featurette focuses on the many cultural and political issues that intersect in the realm of scientific research.
137 Films is a non-profit documentary production company based in Chicago that promotes science literacy through storytelling. We create films out of the stories found in the world of science and strive to entertain, educate, and inform by exploring how science's search for answers impacts our cultural, political, and personal lives.
For more, see the 137 Films award-winning documentary about Fermilab's search for the Higgs, The Atom Smashers, broadcast on PBS. Also available on Netflix, iTunes, and for purchase from 137films.org.