Every Wednesday, Dr. Michio Kaku answers reader questions about physics and futuristic science. If you have a question for Dr. Kaku, just post it in the comments section below and check back on Wednesdays to see if he answers it.

Today, Dr. Kaku addresses this question: Is there a war on science? If so, do scientists have the responsibility to engage the public on the controversial issues of the day?

Watch the video here: