20 Results

The Problem with Scientific Credit

Our algorithm said a courtesy driver should have won the Nobel Prize.

Geology Makes You Time-Literate

A scientist tells us how her field instills timefulness.

Thomas Kuhn Threw an Ashtray at Me

Why Errol Morris is still outraged by the famous philosopher of science.

How My Nobel Dream Bit the Dust

My team thought we’d proved cosmological inflation. We were wrong.

Why Garbage Science Gets Published

Predatory journals keep the pseudoscience flowing.

What If Scientists Were Celebrities?

GE’s marketing chief speaks about inspiring new science and technology workers.

Why Fake Data When You Can Fake a Scientist?

Making up names and CVs is one of the latest tricks to game scientific metrics.