Crowd Gathers for Washington's March for Science

Thousands gathered at the National Mall in Washingon, DC, on April 22 for the March for Science. This video shows the crowd around the Washington Monument.

The event started at 9 am, and the demonstrators started marching at 2 pm, despite heavy rain.

Crowds gathered in towns and cities worldwide to protest against negative political interference in scientific research and development. The marches coincided with Earth Day. Credit: Instagram/fearofwater via Storyful