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Quantum leaps in the wrong direction : where real science ends-- and pseudoscience begins

Author: Charles M Wynn; Arthur W Wiggins; Sidney Harris
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Quantum Leaps in the Wrong Direction takes us on a tour of the most notorious instances of pseudo-science and sets the record straight.

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Genre/Form: Popular works
Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles M Wynn; Arthur W Wiggins; Sidney Harris
ISBN: 030907309X 9780309073097
OCLC Number: 46729417
Description: x, 226 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The road to reality: scientific method --
Scientific reasoning in action --
The road to reality versus the road to illusion --
UFOs and the extraterrestrial life hypothesis --
Out-of-body experiences and entities --
The astrology hypothesis --
The creationism hypothesis --
Normal sensory perception, extrasensory perception, and psychokinesis --
Reflections on the scientific approach to reality.
Other Titles: Quantum leaps
Responsibility: Charles M. Wynn and Arthur W. Wiggins ; with cartoons by Sidney Harris.

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Takes us on a tour of the notorious instances of pseudoscience. This book looks at what's right about real science, and then compare the true scientific approach with that of pseudoscience. It helps  Read more...

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