Science Friction: Where the Known Meets the Unknown

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2006 - Science - 296 pages
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In each of the fourteen essays of the book, the author explores the very personal barriers and biases that plague and propel science, especially when scientists push against the unknown.

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Several of Michael Shermer's writings have been Hal's Picks in the past. Back in October of 1997 (link is external), I recommended his "Why People Believe Weird Things", Chapter Ten of which was ... Read full review

Science friction: where the known meets the unknown

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Shermer (The Science of Good and Evil ), publisher of Skeptic magazine, offers a collection of 14 essays that discuss science "on the edge between the known and the unknown." With chapters anchored ... Read full review

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