I always thought it was 42… Turns out it’s 137!

Guest “forty-two”  “one-thirty-seven” by David Middleton For those unfamiliar with Douglas Adams, this won’t help… Why the number 137 is one of the greatest mysteries in physics Famous physicists like 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…

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…

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…

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…