Monthly Archives: June 2006

Krauthammer: We Are All Popperians Now?

While I’m away, I’ll leave you with this introduction to likelihood theory (originally published Nov. 22, 2005).
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Krugman and Academia

From the archives, here’s a post about Paul Krugman’s explanation of why academia is so full of those goddamn libruls (originally published April 6, 2005).
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While I’m Away…

…don’t think I’m not watching. I’ll know who’s been naughty and nice. A bunch of us ScienceBloggers have decided to help raise funds for teachers (more details here). I really don’t care if I ‘finish’ dead last, but who doesn’t … Continue reading

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Science Fairs and Intellectual Honesty

From the archives, here’s a post about high school science fairs (originally published Jan. 31, 2005).
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Words as Weapons

While I’m away at the Evolution 2006 Meeting, I’ll leave you with some posts from the archive of the Mad Biologist (Intelligent Designer, I love this scheduled post thingee). This one is about the misuse of language by creationists (originally published Feb. 9, 2005).
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Off to Evolution 2006

Thanks to the superpowers of the Mighty Seed Blog Engine, I’m able to post this while simultaneously driving to the Evolution 2006 meeting. Hopefully, I’ll run into RPM and Carl Zimmer there. It’s going to be very weird: I spent … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Science Teacher

Our Seed Overlords ask: What makes a good science teacher?… Lots of other ScienceBloggers have given really good answers to this, so I’ll just add one more thing. A good teacher has to know what students don’t know. When I … Continue reading

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