The climb may be difficult, but the view is worth it once you scale the heights of Mt. Science. Mike Powell/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mike Powell/Getty Images Opinion 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Science: It's Really, Really Hard, And That's Something To Celebrate February 14, 2012 No classroom reform can or should change a simple fact about science. It is hard. It's really, really hard. That is not something we should attempt to paper over. In fact it's something we should celebrate.