Science is not consensus

Image from http://www.negotiationlawblog.com Writing about the nature of belief in reference to science  the other day started me thinking about other specific issues I have encountered in discussing science with non-scientists.  Coffee also helped this endeavor. Something I hear in discussion a lot, especially about topics such as climate change and evolution, is the following: “Yeah, […]

Science vs. Opinion

Early yesterday morning, I was sitting in my back yard with my wife drinking coffee and watching birds.  At some point, I mentioned off-hand that I needed something to blog about.  I had several ideas, but I couldn’t think of anything I could take from that nebulous realm of “wouldn’t it be cool…” to something […]