There is a huge gap between the scientists and people not involved. Thus, it is obvious that a lab report on astrophysics would go over anyone’s head. Without prior education that is. Trying to illustrate complex scientific ideas to a broader audience in an essay can be a real challenge for the researcher.
An academic writer often tries to be overly simplistic in order to establish good communication. A scientific author talks down to his or her readers, seeing them as thick, dim and uninterested. They would illustrate their points the way they would explain them to their parents showing a progressive loss of patience in the meantime. A common mistake. When doing scientific writing you should imagine your audience to be as smart and curious about what you have to say as you. Continue reading