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Saturday, December 19, 2009

The Scientist : Promises, Promises

Must read on science and predictions

The Scientist : Promises, Promises

This article underscores the basic tension between being a skeptic, which is required for doing good science, and the advocacy which is increasingly required to convince funding sources that your science is worth supporting. Zealotry comes from true believers, something which should be hard to find in the scientific community.

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