I spend a lot of time as a writer trying to figure out how to bridge the gap between the interesting, obscure, and complex work that scientists do—and the rest of us. EOL’s doing that too, and I love them for it.
— Amy Stewart, 9/21/11
There are a number of aspects of EOL that those of us who work on it everyday kind of take for granted - so it’s nice when someone with fresh eyes and a fresh perspective lets us know what they value. So yes, all those 250 year-old articles on hops written in GERMAN are actually pretty neat. For the rest of you, here’s what she was referring to.