A male scientist, Dr. Matt Taylor, who is a leader of the Rosetta comet space mission team wore a shirt covered with cartoon depictions of scantily clad women (see at right) during a TV interview.Rosetta Matt Taylor T-shirt

Some people found the wearing of the shirt to be very negative, while others found the reaction to the wearing of the shirt to be the problem instead. 

Some people’s feelings fall in between.

There has been intense discussion ever since and taken together this all has been termed “Shirtgate” and “Shirtstorm”.

How do you feel about this turn of events? How do scientists more generally feel? 

Take our poll (the only one to my knowledge to survey about this issue) and see the surprising results so far.