What Is The Psychology Behind Bad Science And False Research

What Is The Psychology Behind Bad Science And False Research

September 24, 2012

We often think that scientist are the most honest people around, and assume that scientific findings are reliable and true. But several new studies have revealed that an enormous number of researchers cut corners, cook data, and lie about results when conducting experiments. This is the world of bad science. Source

Threat of killer waves

Threat of killer waves

June 1, 2012

Scientists now believe that a huge undersea landslide triggered by the quake must have added deadly power to the Papua tsunamis — and that similar landslides could threaten many coastal regions of the world, including California and the entire Pacific Northwest. Source

Modern Science Map

Modern Science Map

May 26, 2012

Crispian Jago created this great subway map of the top scientist in the last 500 years. This plots the science celebrities by discipline (subway track), connections where appropriate and the shaded rings in the background show the timeline by century (the outer ring is the 20th century). Source

Science Machine

Science Machine

May 11, 2012

The Onion explains the inner workings of the complex and expensive science thing. A Science Machine is an expensive device that will test and execute more science than ever before. Source