is now half done. Play the video full-screen, it’s a hoot.
Archive for the ‘Science and its methods’ Category
I was listening to WEEI’s broadcast of the ball game in the car this evening (the game in which Boston clinched a playoff slot, woo hoo). It’s a wonderful world in which I can set my smartphone – better called a pocket computer – to pick up a Boston radio station from the web, a […]
Life is full of ghost stories that turn out to be true
What may be the most unenlightening collection of pop epistemology, or theolosomethingorother, ever somehow commanded space in the NYT this week, beginning with totally wooly noodling by a self-proclaimed creationist that somehow got six more people to outgas on it. The operative question is framed as “believing in” science (and its big-bang, old-universe, evolutionary branches), […]
Ayn Rand’s attack on C.S. Lewis’s obscurantist distrust of science was vulgar. But it wasn’t wrong.
What do you do when a researcher reports that someone is cooking the data? Fire the complainer and move on.
What does Stalinist biology have in common with gun-nuttery?
Mapping EGS seismic clouds with pretty coloured bubbles.