Bad Science

This book will help people to quantify their instincts that a lot of the so-called s̀cience' which appears in the media and in advertising is just wrong or misleading.

Bad Science

Bad Science

Everyone has their own 'bad science' moments, encompassing everything from the useless pie charts on the back of cereal boxes to the use of the word 'visibly' in cosmetics adverts. Full of spleen, Ben Goldacre takes the reader on a hilarious, invigorating and informative journey through the world of bad science.

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Bad Science
Language: en
Pages: 370
Authors: Ben Goldacre
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: HarperPerennial

Everyone has their own 'bad science' moments, encompassing everything from the useless pie charts on the back of cereal boxes to the use of the word 'visibly' in cosmetics adverts. Full of spleen, Ben Goldacre takes the reader on a hilarious, invigorating and informative journey through the world of bad
Bad Science
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Linda Zimmermann
Categories: Errors, Scientific
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01 - Publisher:

Winner of the 2011 Silver Medal for Humor in the Independent Publishers Awards! "Bad Science" takes a humorous look at bloodletting, alchemy, quack devices, the worship of meteorites, faked data, and secret testing on people. The history of science has been fraught with persecution, fraud,and ignorance on a massive scale,
Good Science, Bad Science, Pseudoscience, and Just Plain Bunk
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Peter Daempfle
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

We are constantly bombarded with breaking scientific news in the media, but we are almost never provided with enough information to assess the truth of these claims. This book teaches readers how to think like a scientist to question claims like these more critically.
Bad Science
Language: en
Pages: 503
Authors: Gary Taubes
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Random House Incorporated

A science journalist brings to life one of the greatest scientific frauds of our times with the story of the two obscure researchers who claimed to have discovered a clean, no-fuss method for harnessing the energy of a hydrogen bomb. 20,000 first printing.
Bad Science
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Gary Taubes
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher:

Alistair B. Fraser highlights examples of bad science that are taught in schools and universities. Fraser defines bad science as science concepts that are not taught correctly. Access is provided to information on bad astronomy, bad chemistry, and bad meteorology.

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