Located 1,000 light-years from Earth in the constellation Perseus, a reflection nebula called NGC 1333 epitomizes the beautiful chaos of a dense group of stars being born. Most of the visible light from the young stars in this region is obscured by the dense, dusty cloud in which they formed. Spitzer Space Telescope/NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. A. Gutermuth hide caption toggle caption Spitzer Space Telescope/NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. A. Gutermuth Opinion 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Reading Science: A Story Of Consensus And Community July 16, 2013 Science and literature may seem like two very different things. But the literature of science is, in fact, the very underpinning of almost everything we know. Adam Frank says now is the time to start thinking about how to make the foundations of science more accessible to the people who rely on its findings: you.