Scientists Blind to Their Failings
April 4, 2017
Scientism sounds appealing in theory. In practice, human scientists fall short of its ideals of enlightenment, progress and understanding.
People Have an Innate Preference for Logical Truth
January 2, 2017
Experiments show that logical conclusions reached by abstract reasoning make people feel better than illogical conclusions do.
If Science Cannot Prove Anything, What Is Its Value?
April 21, 2015
An educator defends science while an astrophysicist undermines it.
Classical Physics Is Non-Deterministic
February 26, 2015
It's not just quantum mechanics that's weird. Reality—no matter the scientific foundation—is weird, too.
How to Respect a Crow
January 25, 2015
They're black and noisy, but the more you learn about crows, the more you will appreciate them—or at least respect them as you shoo them from your scarecrow.
Birds Go Splat on Evolutionary Theories
December 19, 2014
A flock of surprising traits of birds has dropped a load on simplistic notions of evolution.