November 3rd, 2012

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LRB Steven Shapin Catastrophism: The Pseudoscience Wars

LRB Steven Shapin Catastrophism: The Pseudoscience Wars

Fifteen hundred years before the birth of Christ, a chunk of stuff blew off the planet Jupiter. That chunk soon became an enormous comet, approaching Earth several times around the period of the exodus of the Jews from Egypt and Joshua’s siege of Jericho. The ensuing havoc included the . . .

Posted by Michael Zeleny on 3 Nov 2012, 08:26

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