science

The animals went in two by two, Hurrah! Hurrah! On this day in 1809 Charles Darwin was born. Darwin, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory, established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors, and in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace introduced his scientific theory that …

Dr Edward Jenner is considered a hero of science. His work saved countless lives and his development of the first ever Vaccine (to prevent smallpox) eventually led to the eradication of the disease and the development of  the Science of Immunology which continues to save lives …

I recently held a workshop in my local library for children aged 10 years+ that was marketed as ‘How to be a Ghost Buster’. I taught the attendees how to spot faked ghost photos, misidentified ghost photos, and what a scientific approach to odd activity …

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6 April, 2011 // 4 Comments

I am extremely excited to be able to tell you, the readers of my blog, that in September I will be travelling to Zurich, Switzerland to take part in a panel about Skeptical Blogging as part of the four-day science and skepticism event known as …

There are many people who claim to investigate ghosts using a scientific approach, but this is a claim that should not be taken at face value because a lot of people who make this claim are actually using pseudo-scientific methods without necessarily realising it. These …

I love the theatre and I am fortunate enough to work in the theatre industry as an arts marketer. It’s a job that requires passion for theatre – well, no, that’s a lie. You don’t have to have a passion for the arts to sell …

…and five or six people were stood in front of me, holding hands and going “ommmmmmm ommmmmmm ommmmmm”. I was talking for the Merseyside Skeptics Society and I had started with a demo to make people understand the things I had experienced in the past …

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