Episode #898

News Items

Who's That Noisy

  • Answer to last week: sea organ

Question #1: Chess Cheating Follow Up

  • Follow up to various questions about chess cheating.

Science or Fiction

Skeptical Quote of the Week.

‘In the field of thinking, the whole history of science – from geocentrism to the Copernican revolution, from the false absolutes of Aristotle’s physics to the relativity of Galileo’s principle of inertia and to Einstein’s theory of relativity – shows that it has taken centuries to liberate us from the systematic errors, from the illusions caused by the immediate point of view as opposed to “decentered” systematic thinking.’ — Jean Piaget