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Educating Newton on Kindle

Monday, May 30th, 2016 Posted in Education, General Science | No Comments »

Hi all, Just a quick note to let you know that Educating Newton is now available on the Amazon Kindle store. I've had to take the full text off my website now that it's available for Kindle, but the Introduction is ...

An Essay on Scientific Skepticism

Monday, February 1st, 2016 Posted in Education, General Science | No Comments »

I remember during my teenage years there was a sudden craze for so-called "Magic Eye" pictures. These appeared at first glance to be featureless pages of random dots, until you focussed your eyes in just the right way and a ...

Final Presentation : Scientific Skepticism

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 Posted in Astronomy, Conspiracy Theories, Education, General, General Science, Philosophy | No Comments »

Hi all, The 14th and final presentation is now available on YouTube. It's on the topic of Scientific Skepticism. Please watch it here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_j48onNWXRI. I am also giving away my latest book entirely for free online. Please download a copy and ...

Lecture 13- Significance

Saturday, December 12th, 2015 Posted in Education, General, General Science, Health, Paranormal, Psychology | No Comments »

Hi all, I've posted another lecture on YouTube. This one is all about Significance - what does it mean to say that a scientific result is significant, and what happens when you get that wrong? You can watch it here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_B5mCKIJTZ8.

Lecture 12 – The Galileo Gambit

Sunday, November 8th, 2015 Posted in Education, General, General Science | No Comments »

I've just posted a new lecture in my Understanding Science. Get it on YouTube here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14UHz0X6l8c

Special Pleading

Saturday, October 10th, 2015 Posted in Conspiracy Theories, Creationism, Education, General, General Science, Philosophy | No Comments »

Hi all, Lecture 11 has just been posted. Get it while it's hot :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G57S1wOqt4Q

Another presentation

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 Posted in Education, General Science | No Comments »

Another presentation is ready for you to watch. This one is about The Supernatural. You can watch it here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4VEjcViEec

Finally – a new presentation!

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 Posted in Education, General Science, Internet | No Comments »

Finally, I have released a new YouTube video at the following link : http://youtu.be/ihCUC8Derhs. In this one, I talk about the difference between science as an idealised process for learning about the world, and science as an actual establishment implemented ...

Final presentation is ready!

Thursday, December 20th, 2012 Posted in Creationism, Education, General Science | 2 Comments »

Well, I got a lot done on the presentations in these last two weeks, and I'm pleased to say that the last one of the series on Understanding Science is done. This is lecture 8, and it's on the subject ...

Lecture 5 – The Burden of Proof

Monday, November 12th, 2012 Posted in Education, General Science | No Comments »

Hi all, I've just finished the fifth lecture in my series on Understanding Science. This one is on the subject of the Burden of Proof. How much evidence should we require to believe a new claim that goes against our existing ...