Category Archives: bad science

Lord Monckton and the painful truth

You probably think I live in front of the television as, once again, I find myself commenting on a science documentary, this time from the wonderful BBC4. The programme, in the Storyville series,  “Meet the Climate Sceptics” by Rupert Murray, … Continue reading

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James Delingpole and the Scientific Consensus

I’ve just watched the latest edition of the BBC’s Horizon programme, Science under Attack, in which Paul Nurse, the current head of the UK’s Royal Society goes out to try to understand why there is so little trust in science … Continue reading

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Bicycle maintenance

It’s Tour de France time, and inspired by the hype, as well as the fact that my poor Marin was shifting like a garbage truck it was time to take it in for a service. Chain, cassette, a bit of … Continue reading

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