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The worst written science article I've ever seen a journalist produce

  1. Jan 28, 2009 #1
    The worst written science "article" I've ever seen a journalist produce

    I'm just appalled, I don't even know what to say....I don't think this is even in a blog, it appears to actually be an article by fox news (and it came up on their main page)

    I guess a second issue is....what do you do against such blatantly horrible journalism, and how do you respond to it?

    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,483477,00.html

    ~Lyuokdea
     
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  3. Jan 28, 2009 #2

    turbo

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    Re: The worst written science "article" I've ever seen a journalist produce

    And destroyed the universe?... Wait! we're still here for now (we'll have to keep checking, I guess).
     
  4. Jan 28, 2009 #3
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    Please use the
     
  5. Jan 28, 2009 #4
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    A black hole would not destroy the universe, just their planet, and, depending on conditions, their solar system.
     
  6. Jan 28, 2009 #5
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    I guess that is why they call it faux news!
     
  7. Jan 28, 2009 #6
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    This is old news, the chances of it creating a black hole are small, and even if it does they will by so minute as to have relatively little effect (I made a joke there, did you see?) :wink:

    Silly journalists. Same thing happened when they produced anti-hydrogen. :rolleyes:
     
  8. Jan 28, 2009 #7
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    Fair & Balanced

    Q.E.D
     
  9. Jan 29, 2009 #8

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    pronounced: "fairly imbalanced"
     
  10. Jan 29, 2009 #9
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    The atom bomb supposedly would have had created a chain reaction, turning our planet into a inferno.
     
  11. Jan 31, 2009 #10

    Mk

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    I don't understand how this is the worst written "article" you've ever seen. It is a bit tongue-in-cheek, yes, but the article is likely reporting on a few research articles that came out this week regarding miscalculations in CERN's risk investigation.
    http://arxiv.org/abs/0901.2948
    http://arxiv.org/abs/0810.5515
     
  12. Feb 1, 2009 #11
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    Oh those scientists, never knowing whats right and whats wrong.

     
  13. Feb 1, 2009 #12
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    Until they have a binoculars to see people in real time, they will always confuse and get confused. :biggrin:
     
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