The winter chill indicates prime growing season has passed, so you’re very happy that the interior of the greenhouse is humidity and temperature controlled. Walking in, you can loosen your scarf.
You spot Tilly, who is talking to some other workers quite excitedly. When they spot you she turns and waves you over.
“Oh my sun and stars! You have absolutely perfect timing! Have you seen the news?” You shake your head and she takes it as an opportunity to summarize.
“We won!! But I never doubted you! Us Korso have known for millennium the true nature of the lantern fruit. And now? Everyone else knows too!”
She’s beaming, positively soaking in the satisfaction of being right like the soil soaks in the rain. She pulls a folded piece of paper from her overall pocket and hands it to you.
“Here’s the official letter from ARC confirming the lantern fruit's classification, have a look for yourself!”
One of her coworkers pulls her attention as you skim over the letter; the sounds of happy chatter fade into the background as you intensely focus. It dawns on you that public opinion has seemed to impact science in a very surprising way.