Web exclusives from CSI contributors
by Sharon Hill
September 13, 2012
Every day, I scour the Internet for news. Not just any news. Weird news. What bizarre thing was seen, heard, or found today?
September 13, 2012
Robin Ince is a comedian you might recognise as the co-presenter of BBC Radio’s The Infinite Monkey Cage with physicist Brian Cox—he’s also the creator of stage-show and author of The Bad Book Club: One Man’s Quest to Uncover the Books That Taste Forgot and the creator of the Australian feature movie Razzle Dazzle.
September 12, 2012
Skeptics are excellent at using their brains, but all that thinking can be exhausting. Luckily, at this year’s CSICon -- the conference dedicated to science and skeptical inquiry -- there’s going to be a way for the doubters to let their hair down, and win some truly excellent prizes.
September 10, 2012
An approachable and interesting man, Drake isn’t above a joke about his work or the people with whom he interacts. While at SETIcon II in Santa Clara, California, Drake took a few minutes to answer questions about his research, the future of SETI Institute, and aliens.
September 7, 2012
An Interview with SETI Researcher Jill Tarter
September 5, 2012
Ariel Waldman Tells Us How to Hack Space Exploration and Get Involved
by Paul Fidalgo
August 31, 2012
Prof. Pratkanis will be among the incredible team of speakers at CSICon in Nashville this October, and CFI’s Paul Fidalgo talked to him about what led him to the main topic of his presentation at CSICon: how and why we get bamboozled by con artists.
August 29, 2012
The Failure of the Science Community to Take Reality into Account
August 27, 2012
“One of the important contributions of CSICon is that we’re bringing the actual research to bear on the issues people are talking about.”
August 24, 2012
Xoçai! Exotic, enticing, and unpronounceable to monolingual English tongues—the perfect name for an expensive chocolate product sold exclusively through multi-level marketing (MLM) using dodgy health claims.