Blog Archives for September 2011

Reaction to Faster Than Light Claims Expose Anti-Skeptic Myth

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
September 23, 2011

 The scientists and researchers who are skeptical of the new faster than light claims are not skeptical because accepting that Einstein was wrong about something would lead to a nervous breakdown, or that their whole worldview would crumble beneath them, or that they would have to accept that science doesn't know everything. The reason scientists are skeptical is because the new study contradicts all previous experiments. 

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Skeptic Daniel Loxton’s Evolution Book Wins Canadian Award

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
September 17, 2011

 "Evolution: How We and All Living Things Came to Be," by Junior Skeptic editor Daniel Loxton, won the 2010 Lane Anderson Award in the young reader category for a book published in the field of science and written by a Canadian.

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“Contagion” Film Review—Now With 20% More Anti-Vaxx Conspiracy!

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
September 08, 2011

The new thriller Contagion has an ensemble cast, including Jude Law as a conspiracy theorist anti-vaccination blogger. 

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