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Making Science Accessible

Here’s a quick post that i hope contains some interest and inspiration, particularly for all science teachers. It’s a set of seven lectures given by the renowned physicist, Richard Feynman. 19 more words

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Richard Feynman: The man who helped end WW2

Richard Phillips Feynman was a Nobel prize winning scientist. He was born on May 11th 1918 in America and grew up to become a very famous theoretical physicist. 384 more words

Like Houdini, James Randi Entertains and Debunks Frauds

I love magic – real magic done by slight of hand and misdirection, not camera tricks. There have been several TV shows recently that revealed some of the tricks of the magic trade. 394 more words

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Global Warming and the Feynman test

by Tom Trinko,  American Thinker

Modern climate fear-mongering is the latest example of the prostitution of science in the service of liberal ideology. Were polymath Nobel laureate physicist… 179 more words

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Is doubt the origin of wisdom? Science in Society 1

Science as a ‘doubt factory’

“Doubt is the first step towards knowledge” Aristotle

“Doubt is the key to knowledge” Persian proverb

“By doubting we come to inquiry; by inquiry we perceive the truth” 1,015 more words

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"You, dead, are so much better than anyone else alive"

If I were to compile a list of all the scientists I could only ever meet through time-travel via utilising my TARDIS teapot, Richard Feynman would certainly take priority. 768 more words

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I want to be a lawnmower man…though I may shirk the gardening duties

I am horrified by how little I know. Sometimes, I don’t think about it. I go through life making answers up to questions I am asked and not being concerned that my mind is more gap than knowledge. 750 more words