Alan J. Scott
Alan Scott is a professor of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wisconsin, 54751. He is the author of the book Addicted to Placebos: Understanding Science and Society (Lulu, Inc. publisher). He received his PhD in 1995 from Kent State University in experimental nuclear physics.
Grand Illusions and Existential Angst
Natural illusions have impeded civilization’s progress toward enlightenment for millennia. Here’s an inventory of a few prominent illusions that have had a tenacious grip on our collective wisdom.
No Time for Certainty
Danger! Scientific Inquiry Hazard
A physicist presents an overview of affronts to science and creates a whimsical hazard symbol to further describe them.
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