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Skeptical Inquirer — Volume 28.4

Volume 28.4

July / August 2004

Capital Punishment and Homicide: Sociological Realities and Econometric Illusions

Capital Punishment and Homicide: Sociological Realities and Econometric Illusions

by Ted Goertzel
Volume 28.4, July / August 2004

Article

Does executing murderers cut the homicide rate? Comparative studies show no effect. Econometric models show mixed results.

Fundamental Cosmological Understanding Eludes Us

Fundamental Cosmological Understanding Eludes Us

by James N. Gardner
Volume 28.4, July / August 2004

Book Review

Review of The Fabric of the Cosmos by Brian Greene

Pranks, Frauds, and Hoaxes from Around the World

by Robert Carroll
Volume 28.4, July / August 2004

Article

It's pretty easy to hoax people. We all want to be deceived, but only up to a point.

Toutatis Threatens Totally

by Robert Sheaffer
Volume 28.4, July / August 2004

Psychic Vibrations

Heads up—the End of the World is coming again!