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Yes, we have no neutrons : an eye-opening tour through the twists and turns of bad science

Author: A K Dewdney
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this entertaining expose of science gone awry, the author of "200% of Nothing" tells the stories of eight notorious cases of "bad science"--Research projects that turned out to be bogus, either because of faulty methodology or faulty interpretations of results.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dewdney, A.K.
Yes, we have no neutrons.
New York : Wiley, ©1997
(OCoLC)607052895
Online version:
Dewdney, A.K.
Yes, we have no neutrons.
New York : Wiley, ©1997
(OCoLC)630879688
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A K Dewdney
ISBN: 0471108065 9780471108061 9780471295860 0471295868
OCLC Number: 35558945
Description: 180 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Of neutrons, sorcerers, and apprentices --
The century begins: the rays that never were --
Mind numbers: the curious theory of the intelligence quotient --
Dreaming up theories: the unconscious con of Sigmund Freud --
Surfing the cosmos: the search for extraterrestrial intelligence --
The apprentice builds a brain: misled by metaphors --
Genie in a jar: the "discovery" of cold fusion --
Biosphere 2 springs a leak --
For whom the bell curves: the racial theories of J. Phillipe Rushton.
Responsibility: A.K. Dewdney.
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