Click here to start

Table of contents

What counts as good evidence?

It's hard to know what is bogus!

Seven warning signs

1. Pitching to the media

2. Conspiracy and cover-ups

3. At the limit of detection

4. Evidence is anecdotal

5. Ancient wisdom

6. Splendid isolation

7. New laws of nature

On the other hand...

On the other hand... (contd)

So how can we tell?

Whenever you read a paper... (even your own!)

Author: Dylan Evans

Further information:
Lecture for Project Preparation, March 2003, Bath University