Italian pizza is simple, fresh, and the toppings tend to be distributed appropriately. But in the US, more is more, and toppings are generous and not restricted by tradition.
While we might have been an easy target in the past, it seems that the country now benefits from the leadership and resources it previously lacked to step forward in a safer and more controlled direction.
Giorgio Parisi was one of three scientists to win 2021's Nobel Prize in Physics. Why aren't we doing more to build scientific talent?