Category Archives: Science and logical argument

99 per cent chance of a 5.0 earthquake soon in the L.A. area according to JPL. USGS disagrees on the specifics.

Earlier today, Wednesday, this prediction by Jet Propulsion Laboratory was reported by L.A. area television station KCBS.  Dr. Andrea Donnellan, a geophysicist at JPL predicted a 99 per cent chance of a 5.0 magnitude earthquake with an epicenter in La … Continue reading

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Climate Wars Damage Science

Matt Ridley has written an excellent article, The Climate Wars Damage Science in the Australian science publication Quadrant Online June 19, 2015: “The great thing about science is that it’s self correcting.  The good drives out the bad, because experiments … Continue reading

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Science v. Probability

Recently, I watched the above CNN clip of a confrontational interview between the founder of the Weather Channel and the host, Brian Seltzer.  Seltzer was much astonished and amused that the founder of the Weather Channel, John Coleman, is a … Continue reading

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