Climate Science Underestimates Natural Sources of Warming
June 18, 2018
Scientists discover two more potent sources of greenhouse gases, both of which have nothing to do with human activity.
Language Strangles Scientific Ideals
January 27, 2017
Big Science doesn't have a public relations problem. It has a propaganda problem.
Lyell Loses in a Landslide
November 8, 2016
Politics is on the minds of Americans today. Landslides are turning geological votes away from Lyell's uniformitarianism toward catastrophism.
Chinks in the Scientific Method
December 29, 2011
V & V. That’s shorthand in project design for “validation and verification.” Does the scientific method provide V & V? We are all taught to think that peer review, publication and replication help science to be self-checking, so as to avoid error. Some recent articles show that ain’t necessarily so. It may sound good in theory, but in practice, the ideal doesn’t always match the real.