Voodoo Science : the Road from Foolishness to Fraud.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Park, Robert L.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; 1 It'S Not News, It'S Entertainment In Which the Media Covers Voodoo Science; 2 The Belief Gene In Which Science Offers a Strategy for Sorting Out the Truth; 3 Placebos Have Side Effects In Which People Turn to "Natural" Medicine; 4 The Virtual Astronaut In Which People Dream of Artificial Worlds; 5 There Ought to Be a Law In Which Congress Seeks to Repeal the Laws of Thermodynamics; 6 Perpetuum Mobile In Which People Dream of Infinite Free Energy; 7 Currents of Fear In Which Power Lines Are Suspected of Causing Cancer.
  • 8 Judgment Day In Which the Courts Confront "Junk Science"9 Only Mushrooms Grow in the Dark In Which Voodoo Science Is Protected by Official Secrecy; 10 How Strange is the Universe? In Which Ancient Superstitions Reappear as Pseudoscience; Index.