Science and Sensationalism: Fukushima and the Myth of the Giant Squid | MyScienceAcademy

My Science Academy posted a well written article called Science and Sensationalism: Fukushima and the Myth of the Giant Squid today. It debunks some ridiculous internet claims concerning Fukushima, radioactivity and giant squids. These claims wouldn’t become viral sensations if people exercised critical thinking. One of the most important skills you can … Continue reading

The Paleo Art of Julius Csotonyi

Veronica posted a great article about Tiktaalik yesterday that mentioned the new Canadian Mint coin. I ordered mine as soon as it was available and I’m looking forward  to adding it to my existing collection. The coins glow in the dark in skeleton form and the paleo-artist, Julius Csotonyi does … Continue reading

Can Science Support Creationism? A Great Presentation by Penny Higgins of the University of Rochester

CFI (Centre for Inquiry) has shared a CSI (The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry) presentation by Dr. Pennilyn (Penny) Higgins, a Research Associate in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Rochester, called Can Science Support Creationism? The Use and Abuse of the Fossil Record. It’s well outlined … Continue reading

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