Is general science for the pursuit of truth or profit?
By: Louise Nilon
For centuries the exploration of science has been used to answer questions about the world that were previously unanswered. For this reason the main purpose of science is the pursuit for truth, not profit. If you look at the meaning of the word Science you...
Is general science for the pursuit of truth or profit?
By: Universal Cynic
Is general science for the pursuit of truth or profit? Modern science, like religion, has become a series of narrow dogmas that assumes certain beliefs and does everything it can to justify it. Today's science's most common beliefs is that man evolved out of apes...
Book reviews: Skeptoid 2: More Critical Analysis of Pop Phenomena, by Brian Dunning
By: Magda DH
Brian Dunning is the author responsible for a series of weekly podcasts debunking and analysing a variety of dubious, pseudo-scientific, un-scientific and downright loony ideas, claims and myths common or persistent in the pop (and not so pop) culture. Skeptoid 2 is essentially a written...
A look at airline safety in civil aviation
By: James Johnson
There are two basic types of aviation, military and civil. The military flies dangerous missions, either testing new aircraft and equipment, training and testing new pilots, or flying into areas of political violence. Military aircraft are safe, but the accident and fatality rate is high...
Is general science for the pursuit of truth or profit?
By: Lynette Alice
Saying general science is for profit or that it is for knowledge is not ever going to be a wholly accurate statement because there are blurry lines which allow no definitive answer even though science in and of itself is about finding definitive answers. Before...
By: Tracy Frost
So You Want To Be A Paranormal Investigator ........Really ? Voices. Odd lights that appear out of nowhere, floating through deserted buildings. Screams of tortured souls fill the countryside as tales of disaster and heartbreak are spread like wildfire . Don't believe that was in the...
By: Tammy T
Many are often shocked when informed that a seemingly healthy person has died because of drug or alcohol overdose. Easy to go by undetected, these substances can often do more damage than one can imagine. It is the job of a forensic toxicologist to coax...
Are we ready for artificial intelligence
By: Gary Betts
In 1993, Verner Vinge, a respected scientist and mathematician, wrote, "Within 30 years, we will have the technological means to create super-human intelligence. Shortly after, the human era will end." Mr. Vinge wrote this in a paper presented at the VISION-21 Symposium, sponsored by...
How will biofuels impact aviation?
By: Bradley Wilson
About a mile up the road from my house is a pond where I like to go cast a line and relax for some quiet time. The fishing is not bad, it was better before all the pond scum began forming. All that algae has...
Science in every day life
By: Morgan Carlson
As a fundamental aspect of everything, science exists at a constant level and never stops, because it never can. From the moment someone closes their eyes and falls asleep, there are already over several hundred different studies and scientific explanations for why, how, what, when...

 

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