In Defense of GIFs in Science WritingRobbie Gonzalez5/10/14 8:00pm10326EditPromoteGo to permalink University of Oxford PhD student Andrew Bissette recently published a diatribe against the Internet's favorite form of looping media, arguing that science writers should not use GIFs to explain science. He's wrong. His heart is in the right place. His argument is even halfway sound. But he's wrong.