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Podcasts You Should Know Part 5

Next up in this series is one of our “friends across the pond,” Justin Brierley, with his weekly radio show/ podcast Unbelievable?Unbelievable? Airs every Saturday in the U.K. 108 more words


Is Science Self-Correcting?

A long-time colleague, in response to a provocative article about the sins of scientists, characterized it as “garbage” and asserted that science is self-correcting.

I should note here that my colleague abhors “extreme” views, and would cross the street to avoid a controversy. 757 more words


Space is a Three dimensional Time (3D-Time)

Time is a Three dimensional space (3D-Space)

T = tx+ty+tz

T^2 = tx^2+ ty^2 + tz^2

Philosophy Of Science


Sebastian Münster Cosmographia 1544

Science plays a central role in modern societies but science is not what most people believe it to be. Methodological foundations of science are nowadays unstable and scientists themselves are uncertain what these foundations are, if there are any.  1,908 more words

Tethering Icarus: A Response to Popper’s “Conjectures and Refutations”

On page 57 of “Conjectures and Refutations,” Popper states, “One should also be careful not to confuse the problem of the reasonableness of the scientific procedure and the (tentative) acceptance of the results of this procedure—i.e. 972 more words


Book Review: The Meaning of It All - By Richard P. Feynman

Every now and then I browse for a book to read outside my normal discipline, and this was the one I chose for my quarterly dose of science. 826 more words

Book Reviews

Le bayésianisme aujourd’hui

A few years ago, I was asked by Isabelle Drouet to contribute a chapter to a multi-disciplinary book on the Bayesian paradigm, book that is now… 68 more words