Science

Science

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In this lively collection, Gardner examines the rich and hilarious variety of pseudoscientific conjectures that dominate the media today. With a special emphasis on parapsychology and occultism, these witty pieces address the evidence put forth to support claims of ESP, psychokinesis, faith healing, and other pseudoscience.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 429 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.52 x 27.94mm | 589.67g
  • Prometheus Books
  • Amherst, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Reprint
  • 0879755733
  • 9780879755737
  • 607,992

About Martin Gardner

Martin Gardner (1914 - 2010), the creator of Scientific American's "Mathematical Games" column, which he wrote for more than twenty-five years, was the author of almost one hundred books, including The Annotated Night Before Christmas, The Annotated Snark, Martin Gardner's Favorite Poetic Parodies, From the Wandering Jew to William F. Buckley Jr., and Science: Good, Bad and Bogus. For many years he was also a contributing editor to the Skeptical Inquirer.show more

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