I assume so, given that you're on Scientific Blogging. But if you have any lingering doubts, take the Pew Research Center's Science Knowledge quiz
. It's a quick 12-question quiz about basic scientific ideas, kicking off with the great colorful "mad scientist" art below.
"Americans are knowledgeable about basic scientific facts that affect their health and their daily lives. But the public is less able to answer questions about more complex science topics," the report