The internet has allowed pseudoscience to flourish. Artificial intelligence could help steer people away from the bad information.
An equation from the 1890s can help us work out how high Hughes can actually reach with his homemade rocket.
New research shows how ‘teleological thinking’ means that conspiracists are more likely to also be creationists.
Conspiracy theorists have an à la carte attitude to data and trust, so what can scientists do about it?
A public meeting of flat earthers is a product and sign of our times.
All the proofs in the world won’t change a convinced flat earther’s mind.
Easy experiments that show the Earth is round.
It might seem crazy to believe the world is flat. But for some people it reinforces a narrative that gives their lives meaning.
We often hear that most people throughout history believed the world was flat. But that’s not entirely true.