Tag Archives: Richard Feynman

A view of science worth reflecting upon

After watching the movie “The Challenger Disaster” on the Discovery channel tonight, I thought it would be good for WUWT readers to read Feynman’s famous address. At the end, there is a quote from Feynman, which appeared at the end … Continue reading

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A question for Oreskes – But what do we mean by consensus?

Guest essay by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Politicians pay for science, but scientists should not be politicians. Consensus is a political concept. Unwisely deployed, it can be damagingly anti-scientific. A reply to Naomi Oreskes (Nature, 4 September 2013). Subject terms: … Continue reading

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Monckton: Be skeptical, be very skeptical, of Skeptic magazine’s skepticism of climate skeptics

  By Jim Lakely A quarterly magazine called Skeptic published a cover story a few weeks back by Donald Prothero titled “How We Know Global Warming is Real and Human-Caused.” That struck us here at The Heartland Institute as rather strange. Our work for … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – expert opinion

While Dr. Richard Feynman famously said: Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts. Josh notes that climatologists do it with crystal balls…

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