Voodoo Science : the Road from Foolishness to Fraud.

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Main Author: Park, Robert L.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2000.
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Summary:In a time of dazzling scientific progress, how are we to separate genuine breakthroughs from the noisy gaggle of false claims? Touching on everything from Deepak Chopra's "quantum alternative to growing old," and "free energy" machines, to unwarranted hype surrounding the International Space Station, Robert L. Park leads us through the dim back alleys of fringe science, down the gleaming corridors of Washington power and even into our evolutionary past to search out the origins of voodoo science. Along the way, Park offers some simple and engaging science lessons, showing u.
Physical Description:1 online resource (365 pages)
ISBN:9780199881215
0199881219
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