Science Blunders: Stuart Firestein
Part 5 of Skeptic Check: Science Blunders, featuring Stuart Firestein neuroscientist, chair of the biology department, Columbia University, and author of Ignorance: How It Drives Science.
by Gary Niederhoff on November 24, 2013
It seems that discoveries hinting at life on the Red Planet are as recurrent as Kansas hay fever. Open up the science section of any periodical, and you'll invariably trip across new research encouraging us to believe that somewhere, skulking in the vast, dry landscapes of that desolate world ... (read more)