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Review of The sacred beetle and other great essays in science chosen and introduced by Martin Gardner published by Oxford University Press, Oxford in 1985
Reviewer: Dr... Read more
As with nearly all of Gardner's books, this one is a classic. Informative and fun(ny); what more could you want?Published on March 20, 2011 by ShenaniTims
What I liked about Martin Gardner's "Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science", first published in 1952, was that it transported me back to the early 50s, when Scientology and the... Read morePublished on October 21, 2010 by Shaun Hervey
Science: Good, Bad, & Bogus
(Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1981) 408 pages
A collection of essays, many of which originally appeared... Read more
Remember how in the 1960s and 1970s "human potential" was such a big deal, and people were digging around in psychic phenomena and roll-your-own religion, and then Uri Geller got... Read morePublished on May 12, 2008 by Brian Connors
There is little I can add to the excellent comments already presented here. The only thing that could have improved this volume would have been a bibliography.Published on August 28, 2005 by Thomas P. Connolly
Gardner, in his usual fine style, tackles biorhythms, ESP, quantum theory, black holes, faith healing, and much more. Read morePublished on July 10, 2005 by Frank Laker
Great book. Kept me fascinated throughout. Prefer Michael Shermer, but I loved this one nonetheless.Published on February 19, 2002 by Amazon Customer